Subject: Re: Experience with FreeBSD on Toshiba Tecra 9x00
and Portege 4000
If you have been using Toshiba laptops for a while then it is a natural
keyboard to type on. I've been using the porteges for a while and am
extremely happy with my updgrade to this, I just wish the gfz card was
an ATI 7500 so DVD playing would be smooth, bar that I have no other
gripes with it, if only someone would write a usb -> serial port
converter driver for FreeBSD I wouldn't need windows on it at all.
On Fri, 2002-03-29 at 11:30, Kevin Oberman wrote:
> > From: Mark Sergeant <msergeant@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Date: 29 Mar 2002 10:50:24 +1200
> > 1 problem with the portege 4000, you need to run X4.2 and the way X
> > accesses the keyboard you get weird ddoubblle typing like errors until
> > you implement the followinb...
> > #
> > # /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xkb/X0-config.keyboard
> > #
> > # This should help with the Toshiba internal keyboard
> > # reppeattt problem in XFree86.
> > #
> > # 31.01.2002 Teemu Rinta-aho <teemu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > #
> > Rules = "xfree86"
> > RepeatDelay = 500
> > RepeatInterval = 50
> > DebounceDelay = 10
> > AccessXTimeout = 0
> > Controls += BounceKeys
> > After doing this all runs nicely, sound, video, apm, wireless,
> > dvd-cd/rw,pcmcia all work great and overall is a great little laptop.
> Thanks! This would have taken me FOREVER to track down. This also
> emphasizes my major gripe with the Toshibas; the keyboard. Full-sized,
ut ugly feel. I make way too many typos with it, although I suspect I
> could get used to it with time.
> R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer
> Energy Sciences Network (ESnet)
> Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)
> E-mail: oberman@xxxxxx Phone: +1 510 486-8634
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