Comment 126 for bug 271706

yep, same problem. we never get a key up event, resulting in endless key repeats
by the server.

(In reply to comment #8)
> (In reply to comment #7)
> > sounds like http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/xorg/2008-June/036634.html
>
> I don't like that patch because it breaks auto-repeat for a huge number of
> perfectly working keyboards, and it adds policy to the X server. This should
> probably only be done if a certain hal property was present.

agreed. mjg59 was talking about a kernel quirk for this, this is the "correct"
solution.