[lug] keystroke statistics
CAtkinson at Circadence.com
Mon Apr 16 10:50:45 MDT 2001
You can ssh/telnet into your box from another machine and do the following:
watch -n 1 "cat /proc/interrupts"
Then watch the output as you slowly press each key. That's what I did
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Todd Ruskell [mailto:truskell at Mines.EDU]
> Sent: Monday, April 16, 2001 10:46 AM
> To: lug at lug.boulder.co.us
> Subject: Re: [lug] keystroke statistics
> Well, gee, I feel just a little stupid, you'd think I'd be
> awake by 10:30 :).
> It's obviously not binary, because a digit can't have a value
> greater than
> one. Which begs the question, what qualifies as a keyboard
> interrupt? It is
> clearly more than just a keystroke, given my simple experiment.
> Todd Ruskell wrote:
> > Is that a binary number? Empirically, it looks like it
> must be. For
> > example, if I simply do an "up-arrow" and "return" to
> repeat the previous
> > command, the value goes from
> > ******19
> > to
> > ******29
> > which is consistent with a binary, so you'd have to make
> sure and work in
> > the proper base.
> > Todd
> > "Riggs, Robert" wrote:
> > > I'd go for the ridiculously simple... "grep keyboard
> /proc/interrupts" at
> > > the start and end of the day and subtract.
> > >
> > --
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> Todd Ruskell, Ph.D.
> Lecturer in Physics
> Colorado School of Mines
> Golden, CO 80401
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