May 30th, 2006, 04:52 PM
vmware and keyboard input issue
I'm using vmware server and just installed backtrack 1.0 to a virtual hard drive.
I can boot to it just fine.
However, whenever I'm typing, I get repeated characters depending on how fast I type.
If I quickly type
If I type slowly I don't seem to have this problem.
I've poked around the vmware settings but can't find anything regarding the keyboard.
I use a Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000
I don't have this issue with my base OS. (Windows XP Pro SP2)
I don't have this issue with SuSE 10.0 or Whax installed on the same VMWare server.
OK, disabling keyboard repeat in the KDE control panel seems to fix it... but I checked the settings against the SuSE 10.0 install and the whax install and they were the same.
I don't have the repeat problem in SuSE... weird.
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May 30th, 2006, 05:04 PM
Try some of the options available here.... I didn't fully repeat it but there's mention of repeating characters and dual core and a few other things... one of the fixes may help you.
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