keyboard LEDs never worked

O. Hartmann ohartman at
Fri Jul 21 07:25:07 UTC 2006

David Xu wrote:
> On Friday 21 July 2006 12:56, Gobbledegeek wrote:
>>  Thanks  for  the tip.  I  found out  why LED's  don't  glow  on my
>> new wireless keyboard  - There aren't  any LED's on my new wireless
>> keyboard!!  Sic!  but true.
>> There's  a little  app  for M$ XP that  shows  caps  lock  and numlock
>>  status  in taskbar  thats all.
>> Do we  have  a similar  app for gnome/freebsd?
>> Rgrds
> No, I don't have such app.
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On i386 (as I just typing this from) keyboard LEDs seem to worl though 
kbdmux is compiled into my kernel. My at home's AMD64 box (pure FreeBSD 
6.1-STABLE/AMD64) suffers from the prviously described LED OFF 
problemacy ... :-(


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