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Old 11-21-2002, 10:33 AM   #1
aklrabbi
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PS2 Mouse and Keyboard Problems in RedHat 8


I am very new to all of this. I have completely installed Redhat 8, I think. When it boots up to the gui it asks for a username and password, but my keyboard and mouse doesn't work. I tried a boot disk and the keyboard does work on the command line. I think I may have accidently skipped the hardware setup.

Please help.
 
Old 11-22-2002, 01:11 AM   #2
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You might need to reinstall for this one...
I have found that enabling "Dead Keys" tends to cause oddities like this.

I believe "Dead Keys" is for International keyboard support... If you need that, then this might not be the best answer.
 
Old 11-22-2002, 09:14 AM   #3
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how

thanks Chameleon

where do you enable/disable dead keys?

is there a way to reconfigure the keyboard and mouse for the gui?

any help is much appreciated
 
Old 11-22-2002, 03:54 PM   #4
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Check the files in /usr/share/xmodmap
Try running xmodmap followed by the name of the file which you believe corresponds to the keyboard you are using.

Try running "xf86config" to reconfigure the mouse and keyboard.
 
Old 11-22-2002, 03:56 PM   #5
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Also, I don't know if you know this or not, but you can press CTRL-ALT-Fn (where n = 1 through 6) to switch to a console.
CTRL-ALT-F7 gets you back to Xwindows.
 
  


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