New update.1 build 687
wmb at laptop.org
Wed Jan 23 04:23:43 EST 2008
david at lang.hm wrote:
> I'm occasionally seeing an issue with the keyboard in recent builds (no
> problem on 682, I've seen problems on everything since). This is a G1G1
Are you using Q2D09 firmware? There have been reports of strange
keyboard behavior as a result of some EC code changes that first
appeared in Q2D09.
> once in a while they keyboard returns strange characters. q returns a
> stylalized w, c returns a character that looks like the alternate
> character on the key, etc.
> in a possibly unrelated problem, I've also seen strange behavior from the
> gamepad keys, when I press a key (up for example) then press another key
> (down for example) the system acts one keystroke behind what I type. I've
> only noticed this problem at the same time as the first problem, but I
> won't guarentee that they are related.
> the trigger for the problem (and the clearing of the problem) may be
> switching to power savings mode, but it is very unpredictable
> I happen to be useing the terminal extensively to run alpine, and so when
> I can't compose, delete, or quit it stands out :-)
> for a while I thought this was related to loading the web activity, but I
> just experianced a case of this problem after upgrading to build 687, and
> the only thing I've run after the upgrade is a single terminal window.
> David Lang
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