atkbd messages filling syslog

Gene Czarcinski gene at
Tue Jan 1 16:35:26 UTC 2013

On 12/31/2012 07:09 PM, Adam Williamson wrote:
> 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.
Aggravating because I had no idea what was causing it.  Whatever caused 
it has been eliminated with spice-gtk 0.15.3-1 update.


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