Subject: Re: Jornada X keyboard problems.
To: Brad Spencer <email@example.com>
From: Herb Peyerl <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/20/2002 08:55:29
Brad Spencer <email@example.com> wrote:
> [A slightly related question]
> Is it possible to make the touchscreen hold a "mouse" button down and not
> just produce a quick click?? It is very hard to use the menus in twm,
> xterm and probably emacs with just a button click??
I was gonna go there next. I was thinking we'd probably have to go
with a window manager that could use single button clicks with a desktop
manager of some sort. waste of real-estate however...
> What I had noticed is that every key would repeat, apparently forever.
> After some debugging statements were inserted into the Xhpc server, I also
> noticed that the raw key codes being used by the X server did not match
> any sort of reality that I could figure out.
oh yeah. I forgot about that. I put 'xset r off' in my .xinitrc to get
over that. Maybe that was foiling my attempts to debug my problem. Or
rather, was a side-effect of the real problem. It stands to reason that
if keypress/keyrelease events get out of sync, there'd be repetition.
> On a hunch, I reenabled the use of /dev/wskbd in the Xhpc server, as that
> appears to work on hpcarm. Here is a little patch that you apply against
> the file:
Cool. I'm not in a position to be able to compile Xhpc. Can you put a
Thanks for the efforts.