[ltp] Re-mapped End key results in stuck E key

Yves-Alexis Perez linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Tue, 03 Jun 2014 18:36:34 +0200

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On lun., 2014-06-02 at 21:14 -0400, Matt Horan wrote:
> On Sun, May 25, 2014 at 10:42:43PM -0400, Matt Horan wrote:
> > > Anyway, xev is quite helpful for debugging, while xmodmap and xbindke=
> > > can help with the mappings. I'm not necessarily sure you need to go a=
> > > far as udev-rules for this.
> >=20
> > The udev rules are required for the remap to work properly after suspen=
> > and resume, as well as in the console. xmodmap and xbindkeys are great,
> > but they do not persist, and only map from within X. If you've worked
> > with the new X1 Carbon, you may understand how frustrating that is.
> >=20
> > Thanks for your suggestions! I really do think it is a BIOS issue given
> > that the downgrade resolves the issue.
> I did some additional digging here. As it turns out, the key repeat is
> not a result of the remapping. Under Linux (without the mapping), as
> well as Windows, hitting the END key at the same time as the E key
> results in a key repeat.
> As reported on the Arch Linux forums, this issue first appeared in BIOS
> version 1.09. All versions from 1.09 forward exhibit this behavior. As
> the issue is not a result of the mapping, and is present under other
> operating systems, I believe the issue needs attention from Lenovo.
> Does anyone know how to engage someone from the Lenovo team who may be
> able to look into this BIOS issue?
I'm adding Peter FP Zhang to To:. I think he reads the list, but it
might be a quicker way to reach him.


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