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Old 06-28-2005, 08:31 PM   #1
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Keyboard stops working on bootup

My keyboard is fine at startup of the computer. Fine to make a selection in LiLO, but then once everything runs through and presents me with a login (outside of X), it won't respond.

It is a Fellowes keyboard with multimedia keys, I throw on my Belkin at startup with multimedia keys and it works fine - only the Fellowes messes up, and it does it with just about every single distro installation. The problem, now, is - it is doing it to me in Kate. It has never done it to me with any other distribution after the installation. Any advice? It isn't a problem in the xorg.conf, either :/
Old 06-29-2005, 09:15 AM   #2
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Would this happen to be a USB keyboard? Perhaps this keyboard needs special drivers to work properly or to be recognized.
Old 06-29-2005, 04:30 PM   #3
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Wow, I left out probably the most important note It is a PS/2 keyboard.
Old 06-30-2005, 02:00 AM   #4
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think it should help
just restart the keyboard driver


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