[IAEP] [support-gang] Problems!

John Watlington wad at laptop.org
Thu Sep 15 03:32:23 EDT 2011

On Sep 15, 2011, at 2:58 AM, Kevin Mark wrote:

> This brings to mind the wiki page for 'sticky keys'. my xo-1 and other xo-1s
> has this keybaord that had keyboard issue like you described. Sometimes
> messaging the keys works, sometimes playing with the membrane, or other ideas
> on the wiki page and of couse replacement.  if you attached a USB keyboard,
> could that override the internal to access OFW?

I don't believe so.   The damaged keyboard would continue to
insert keypress events into the input stream.

> the OFW keyboard testa (test /keyboard?) would show the issue if you could get
> to it I'm guessing.

You should be able to enter hardware self-test by holding down the
"check" key (to the far right of the display).   It eventually gets around
to testing the keyboard.    Early versions of OFW may not support this.


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