[SATLUG] VMWare issue... [resolved the problem]

Baker satlug@satlug.org
Thu Apr 11 13:13:01 2002

I found this on news.vmware.com:

>>Toby Wong wrote:
>> This is quite bizarre, I'm running debian as a vritual machine inside of
>> 2000.  I often get double carriage returns in console (I don't use X).
>> for each time I press the enter key, I get 2 newlines instead of 1.
>> than this, everything is working normally.  I have no such issues in
>> windows.

>There is some problem in interaction between W2k keyboard handling and
>autorepeat rates in guest. Try running 'kbdrate -r 2 -d 1000' in guest,
>it should kill this doubling. Then you can decrease -d value (possible
>values are 1000,750,500 and 250 on PC) and increase -r value to
>find minimum -d and maximum -r you want, and which still works correctly.
>If it will not fix your doubling, I'm afraid that you are out of luck.

I did the 'kbdrate -r 2 -d 1000' and I haven't had it repeat again.

hope it works for you,

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Subject: RE: [SATLUG] VMWare issue...

> Quoting J Baker <baker@swt.edu>:
> > What kind of Toshiba ?
> >
> > I'm running an 1805 s204.
> > -mike
> I've got a Toshiba Tecra 8100.
> Ed
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