Keyboard Lockup or Jam - resolved - more details

Duane Ellis
Mon Jun 25 21:50:00 GMT 2007

Pim <reinders <at>> writes:

> Got exactly the same problem. 
> The keyboard output on the re-focussed konsole seems to be buffered. 
> The konsole
> can also be unfreezed by hitting the WindowsKey twice.
> The buffered text will then be displayed at once (and all the crap you
> in the blind will be executed!!)
> This behavior might depend on the exact Windows-XP SP II update. I've seen
> behavior since I'd say about the beginning of this month (march 2007). 
> Windows updates since 1 Feb 2007:
> KB928090, KB927779, KB928255, KB924667, KB918118, KB926436, KB928843,
> Windows Imaging Component, KB931836, KB925720
> --
> Followup from Pim:  [PIM wrote this: 2007-03-15 7:36:54]
> Early today (15-MAR-2007) my Windows system got updated.
> (Win-XP updates KB929338 and 'Hotfix for Windows media Format 11
> parently this fixed the problem. No more keyboard Jamming!

I suffered from the *EXACT* same problem with RH-EL-4 - magically the
problem appeared.
Hotfix KB929399 had already been installed on my computer.

But - Hot fix KB929338 - was not yet on my computer.

Installing this exact fix - made the difference


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