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Old 06-25-2010, 06:29 AM   #1
g.nixdorf
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Keyboard modprobe after boot process possible?


Amilo Pro V2040
Sometimes my keyboard hangs after boot process, touchpad works.
Is there a possibility to modprobe keyboard again or another solution?
 
Old 06-27-2010, 09:25 AM   #2
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Hi,

First of all check dmesg or /var/log/messages for error messages and post them here. If this is a PS/2 keyboard, then the keyboard driver will be little chance to reload the keyboard driver, since it is built into the kernel. But since the touchpad works, I assume that there is some misconfiguration, because a typical touchpad is connected to the PS/2-AUX port. Does the keyboard even not work without X? If so there might be a hardware failure.
 
Old 06-28-2010, 02:50 AM   #3
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Thanks for your reply. I'll send the related part of dmesg if the boot fails again. It's nearly one of five.
After a reboot the keyboard works each time. The problem occurs since kernel 2.2x, with 2.18 all worked fine.
 
  


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