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Old 08-09-2006, 11:54 PM   #1
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No Keyboard


Hello every one--well LINUX(suse) has been working well for a few weeks. Yesteday I lost all my documents to the trash, but got them back. Now my keyboard does not work--it works in bios and in some places but I can not type even my password in. Tried a new board and nothing.Any idea how to fix this? I cannot log in with my password to work on stuff. I cannot run a comand at all.
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Old 08-10-2006, 02:55 AM   #2
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If it works BEFORE you get into X pass init=3 on the grub/lilo prompt as
a parameter to your kernel.


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Old 08-10-2006, 11:04 PM   #3
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Well I can log into failsafe mode and I can then give it my password and user name. It tells me to have alot of fun(lol). but after that what command do I need to get this board up?
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Old 08-11-2006, 05:10 AM   #4
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The question is: what have you done? And do you know how to undo it?

If keyboard and/or mouse-input under Linux start failing there's
several possibilities.

The most likely will be that you modified your X11 configuration.
Next could be you ran an update, or installed a kernel that doesn't
match the old one in its configuration.


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Old 08-11-2006, 11:11 PM   #5
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Thanks for the help. I did no updates---this is not online yet. Now all I get is a screen saying----booting from gub then a error 17 after that.
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Old 08-11-2006, 11:48 PM   #6
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Well I put the disc back in and did a reinstall and the keyboard works, lost all my documents but there was not many of them, still just messing around with this linux. It seems that when I turn off-- or log off for the night and come back the next day and turn it back on, the trouble starts.Should I keep this pc up and running always?I shut down all my pc's at night. Just because of storms and such.
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SHutting down a Linux machine should cause no problems. Just turning
if off certainly may cause file-system corruption and data loss.


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