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yup. You read right. My regular, non-USB keyboard does not want to work with Slackware. Its recognized on startup at the boot prompt, but when I try to login, it doesn't read anything. What is the problem? This is kinda stupid.
If I understand you correctly, the keyboard works at the command line since you can "startx", but doesn't work in the GUI. Check your xorg.conf file; it appears to be telling x that you either don't have a keyboard or that you have some unusual keyboard.
Ok, which Slackware version are you using and with what kernel ? Looks like there's something wrong with the keyboard driver. Did you just install Slackware ? If so, check the md5sum of the install CD/DVD.
OK, this solved the keyboard problem, but still no mouse. What entry do i need to make sure I have in xorg.conf to make my mouse work? And what program do I open it up with in command line (given it doesn't have nano).
OK, I changed the PS/2 to IMPS/2, and added the lines at the end, but when I tried to startx, or start kdm, it said it couldnt find a screen. So I deleted the last two lines, and it came up, but my mouse still doesnt work. Do those lines need to be in a subsection? Cause I put them after the last section, before the next device starts.