Re: Spurious character typed on console every ~20 secs until logged in
- Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2018 09:05:08 +0200
- From: <tomas@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Spurious character typed on console every ~20 secs until logged in
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On Wed, Mar 28, 2018 at 11:30:17PM -0500, David Wright wrote:
> This has happened a couple of times or so in the past week:
> On booting up, I get to the prompt to unlock my /home partition.
> The first attempt fails, not because I mistyped the passphrase,
> but because an extra ^@ character¹ was typed by the system.
Bizarre. ^@ is (most probably) your terminal's way of spelling
a NULL. Searching my brain extension (aka The Tubes) yields
Blamed on an NVidia -- seems even more bizarre. It might point
you into a totally wrong direction.
- -- t
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