USB keyboard rollover problem [PATCHED]

Brian Candler B.Candler at
Sat Feb 21 06:46:26 PST 2004

On Fri, Feb 20, 2004 at 03:56:02PM +0000, Brian Candler wrote:
> Here's what I get if I compile in and turn on USB keyboard debugging in
> the kernel, and type "asd" as
> "a" down, "s" down, "a" up, "d" down: this generates "asds" on screen.

I have just spent a couple of hours debugging and documenting the problem
and submitted a kernel patch:

But dammit, I've just discovered that the fix was posted already on
27th September last year:

To prevent further time wasting, can someone please commit one of these?
(Both fix the rollover problem, but kern/63171 also fixes a pointer type
mismatch problem)


Brian Candler.

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