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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 4/4] kbd keds: vnc

From: Paul Brook
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 4/4] kbd keds: vnc
Date: Sun, 28 Feb 2010 01:38:04 +0000
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> Use led status notification support in vnc.
> The qemu vnc server keeps track of the capslock and numlock states based
> on the key presses it receives from the vnc client.  But this fails in
> case the guests idea of the capslock and numlock state changes for other
> reasons.  One case is guest reboot (+ keyboard reset).  Another case are
> more recent windows versions which reset capslock state before
> presenting the login screen.
> Usually guests use the keyboard leds to signal the capslock and numlock
> state to the user, so we can use this to better keep track of capslock
> and numlock state in the qemu vnc server.

Isn't this going to break horribly when my guest starts flashing the capslock 
light in response to network traffic?


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