samba PDC vs IBM T21 keyboard
stacey at vickiandstacey.com
Sun Sep 14 02:59:07 PDT 2003
On Sun, 2003-09-14 at 03:48, Micheal Patterson wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Stacey Roberts" <stacey at vickiandstacey.com>
> To: "FreeBSD Questions" <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
> Sent: Saturday, September 13, 2003 9:25 PM
> Subject: samba PDC vs IBM T21 keyboard
> > Hello,
> > I've got a strange (to me at least) problem here.
> > I'm running samba (version: samba-2.2.8a) as a PDC on a network. I've
> > just joined an IBM T21 WinXP Pro laptop to the domain, which went
> > through okay, except for one unexpected factor:
> > The T21's keymapping appears to be all crazy. By that, I'd refer you to
> > keys U, I, O, P, J, K, L, : and M.
> > All of these keys have alternate chars printed on them - for instance
> > the "P" has "*" and "O" has a "6", and so on.
> > Whenever a user logs onto the domain, these "secondary" chars appear to
> > be the ones in use, and what you'd expect for "P" actually gets output
> > as the "*" char. This happens regardless of the user that logs in, as
> > long as its on the network, then those other chars appear to take
> > precedence. This behaviour appears in all applications as well, from M$
> > Word to attempts at typing a url into the address bar in IE.
> > If I didn't know any better, I'd almost want to suggest that the key
> > mapping appears to be that of a regular PS/2 keyboard!
> > Has anyone noticed anything like this? If there's any more info I can
> > provide, I'm willing to.
> > Thanks for the time.
> > Regards,
> > Stacey
> > --
> > Stacey Roberts
> > B.Sc (HONS) Computer Science
> > Web: www.vickiandstacey.com
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> Sounds like the 10 key function of the keyboard has been enabled.
Not heard of this., I'll have a google round and see what I can find out
about it. This is some sort of accessibility thing?
> Micheal Patterson
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