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Bug 454131 - DELL Inspiron 1501 unknown key pressed errors in kernel log
Summary: DELL Inspiron 1501 unknown key pressed errors in kernel log
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel
Version: 9
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Kernel Maintainer List
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-07-05 05:52 UTC by Eugene Savelov
Modified: 2008-12-18 18:49 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-12-18 18:45:06 UTC

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Description Eugene Savelov 2008-07-05 05:52:19 UTC
Description of problem:

errors in kernel log on DELL Inspiron 1501

Jul  5 09:41:29 localhost kernel: atkbd.c: Unknown key pressed (translated set
2, code 0x8d on isa0060/serio0).
Jul  5 09:41:29 localhost kernel: atkbd.c: Use 'setkeycodes e00d <keycode>' to
make it known.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. start linux on dell inspiron 1501
2.  check dmesg
Actual results:
kernel log is full of messages

Expected results:
no errors

Additional info:
workaround is to set the scancode to some value, but if set then key auto-repeat
does not work correctly 

/usr/bin/setkeycodes e00d 141

Comment 1 Eugene Savelov 2008-12-18 18:45:06 UTC
hardware issue on dell inspiron 1501.
fixed by removing and inserting it back
probably was related to BIOS upgrade

Comment 2 Eugene Savelov 2008-12-18 18:49:20 UTC
fixed by removing battery and inserting it back

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