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[ale] Quite annoying message in the Ring Buffer



Try shutting down /etc/init.d/hotkey-setup and see if that's your deal? 
Appears others are having the same problem. and most are doing something 
similar to the no-op David suggested.

http://ubuntuforums.org/archive/index.php/t-76271.html


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David A. De Graaf" <dad at datix.us>
To: "Atlanta Linux Enthusiasts" <ale at ale.org>
Sent: Wednesday, January 16, 2008 5:12 PM
Subject: Re: [ale] Quite annoying message in the Ring Buffer


> On Wed, Jan 16, 2008 at 04:51:05PM -0500, Michael B. Trausch wrote:
>> Anyone know how to figure out what the problem with this is, and fix it?
>> The weird part?  No keys on the keyboard are pressed, and this error
>> comes out every few milliseconds:
>>
>> [332599.548000] atkbd.c: Unknown key pressed (translated set 2, code
>> 0x8d on isa0060/serio0).
>> [332599.548000] atkbd.c: Use 'setkeycodes e00d <keycode>' to make it
>> known.
>> [332599.556000] atkbd.c: Unknown key released (translated set 2, code
>> 0x8d on isa0060/serio0).
>> [332599.556000] atkbd.c: Use 'setkeycodes e00d <keycode>' to make it
>> known.
>> [332600.576000] atkbd.c: Unknown key pressed (translated set 2, code
>> 0x8d on isa0060/serio0).
>> [332600.576000] atkbd.c: Use 'setkeycodes e00d <keycode>' to make it
>> known.
>> [332600.584000] atkbd.c: Unknown key released (translated set 2, code
>> 0x8d on isa0060/serio0).
>> [332600.584000] atkbd.c: Use 'setkeycodes e00d <keycode>' to make it
>> known.
>> [332601.580000] atkbd.c: Unknown key pressed (translated set 2, code
>> 0x8d on isa0060/serio0).
>> [332601.580000] atkbd.c: Use 'setkeycodes e00d <keycode>' to make it
>> known.
>> [332601.588000] atkbd.c: Unknown key released (translated set 2, code
>> 0x8d on isa0060/serio0).
>> [332601.588000] atkbd.c: Use 'setkeycodes e00d <keycode>' to make it
>> known.
>> [332602.608000] atkbd.c: Unknown key pressed (translated set 2, code
>> 0x8d on isa0060/serio0).
>> [332602.608000] atkbd.c: Use 'setkeycodes e00d <keycode>' to make it
>> known.
>> [332602.616000] atkbd.c: Unknown key released (translated set 2, code
>> 0x8d on isa0060/serio0).
>> [332602.616000] atkbd.c: Use 'setkeycodes e00d <keycode>' to make it
>> known.
>
>
> I have had a similar but slightly different problem.
> A machine with a MS wireless keyboard also did produce similar
> complaints, when certain keys were pressed, or perhaps spontaneously.
> The solution was to put this into /etc/rc.d/rc.local:
>  # Suppress 'setkeycodes e059 <keycode>' from MS keybd
>  setkeycodes e059 254
>  setkeycodes e03b 254
>  setkeycodes e001 254
>
> This maps three weird key codes to '254', which is a no-op.
> Maybe you can do the same for 'e00d'.
>
> -- 
> David A. De Graaf    DATIX, Inc.    Hendersonville, NC
> dad at datix.us         www.datix.us
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