Subject: Re: A quick X question.
To: Michael L. Hitch <>
From: Johnny Billquist <bqt@Update.UU.SE>
List: port-pmax
Date: 08/20/1998 22:20:19
On Thu, 20 Aug 1998, Michael L. Hitch wrote:

> On Aug 21, 12:52am, Jason Henry Parker wrote:
> > This has bugged me for a little while now, but I'm setting up a friend's
> > pmax to be a workstation, so I want to have it fixed.  My credibility
> > is at stake!  :)
> > 
> > The up- and down-arrow keys on my LK401 don't repeat under X.  Even
> >    xset r 170
> > doesn't work (170 being the keysym code given by xev).
> > 
> > Is this a known problem?  Is there a fix?
>   I think this has been mentioned before by someone a while back, so I
> would say it's a known problem.  I suspect it may be due to changes I made
> when trying to get the right shift key on the LK501 keyboard on a Personal
> DECstation to work.

Huh? When was that? I've never knows the right shift didn't work. I have
however seen serveral versions of the X-server which only allows one key
per modifier, which makes the right shift unusable...

>   I think I have an updated X server someplace that may fix this problem.

Up/Down arrow don't repeat for me, however...

I have a Personal DECstation 5000/20 btw...


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