Re: Keyboard problem in Aterm

Chris Ross (
Wed, 12 May 1999 07:19:17 +0200 (CEST)

On Tue, 11 May 1999, Andrew Sullivan wrote:

> On Sun, 9 May 1999, Chris Ross wrote:
> > Oh, before anyone asks. I have read the FAQ but
> > I couldn't find anything about the num lock key
> > in it. A thousand apologies if it's there and I
> > missed it.
> I think I removed the references to the NumLock bug in a recent(ish) 
> version of the FAQ.  It was an historical problem which, I understood, had
> been fixed.  The general misbehaviour of the NumLock key was a
> long-standing problem, so I wonder if it's resurfaced.  Anyone?

Well I'm using Afterstep 1.7.90 on XFree86 3.3.1 and the problem is
current here. From the recent discussion on the list it would appear
mine's not the only machine with this problem. However, it looks like
there is a fix for it.