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> ---- Help with NumLock ----
post Mar 14 2008, 01:00 AM
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Whats this Lie-nix Thing?

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Hello All,

My question is not simple as you think, I have used some commands but they don't work the reason is: I'm using an embedded system with Linux.

I used the command "uname -a" and got 'GumStix' .. I need to modify inittab to turn the NumLock on the startup, or if you know some other way?

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post Mar 14 2008, 02:41 AM
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RMS is my Hero

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From: Trichy,INDIA
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A quick google search reveals that you can add following to rc.local :

# Turn numlock on:
for tty in /dev/tty[1-6]; do
/usr/bin/setleds -D +num < $tty

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