For years, I’ve disabled my Mac’s caps lock key (because I only ever hit it by accident) in System Preferences > Keyboard > Modifier Keys.
Recently, I did a clean install of macOS Sierra on my 2014 MacBook Pro. Since then, my disabling of the caps lock key doesn’t seem to persist after reboots.
I found an apparent report of the same issue on Apple’s forum, and there are a few similar questions about previous versions of macOS:
- Caps Lock key mapped to a second Control key, reset after wake in Mountain Lion
- How do I prevent my MacBook Air from forgetting my Remapped Caps Lock Key?
But I don’t see an actual identified cause anywhere, nor a workaround.
Is this a bug? If so, how can I fix it?
If not, is there any way I can get the old, persistent behaviour?