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Constant Shift Key?
Authored by: saint.duo on Dec 14, '01 06:28:10PM

Here's a problem with it that I'm having, but I can't figure out why. I'm running the OSX VNC server, and having it startup as a system service (though disabling that feature does not fix this problem).

When I log in to the machine remotely (from any client I have found, from MacOS 9 or MacOS X), the host machine (server) thinks that I have the shift key held down, so everything is typed as caps. This causes quite a problem for passwords, directories, and such. I'm sure if the problem manifests itself when I start typing, or when I hit the enter key, or something else. I usually notice it when I try to log in using the VNC client. If I physically go to the server, it ALSO thinks the shift key is held down, until I restart the machine.
The server machine will work fine until I log into it with a VNC client, and then it does this.

Is anyone else having this problem, or have any suggestions to stop it? Please email me if you know.

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