atkbd messages filling syslog

Adam Williamson awilliam at
Tue Jan 1 00:09:33 UTC 2013

On Thu, 2012-12-27 at 16:45 -0500, Gene Czarcinski wrote:
> I have a hard time believe that I am the only person seeing this 
> problem.  It only occurs with a qemu-kvm virtual guest (F17, F18, does 
> not matter) and running on a F18 virtualization host (with all updates 
> applied).
> The problem is that the guest's syslog is filling with messages:
>     atkbd serio0: Unknown key pressed (translated set 2, code 0x0 on 
> isa0060/serio0)
>     Use 'setkeycodes 00 <keycode>' to make it known.
> Yes, entering "setkeycode 00 247" makes it go away but this should not 
> be happening and it does not happen with a F17 host.
> Has anyone else seen this?

Yes, I just never bothered filing a bug as it doesn't bother me that
much. I asked kernel team about it, they didn't have any ideas off the
top of their heads. Thanks for  filing the bug - I thought it may be a
dupe, but couldn't find any other.
Adam Williamson
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