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Old 09-10-2004, 02:08 AM   #1
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Unhappy the keyboard and mouse can't work!!

today I booting my linux,it's OK,but when I want login,I find the keyboard and the mouse can't work ,but when i login throw the ssh on other client,that OK,and linux work fine.
I have this terrible some times,one time ,when i work in console,it's ok,when i startx ,the keyboard and mouse can't work.
what can i do for these to make my keyboard and mouse work?
my keyboard is ps2 and mouse is usb.
Old 09-12-2004, 08:06 AM   #2
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Does the keyboard work in terminal mode (without X11)? If you use grub, it might have a safe mode option which will allow you to boot in runlevel 3. Or you could mount your HDD from a rescue disk and re-configure
it to boot into runlevel 3 by default.

good luck,
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I can't use the keyboard in terminal mode,when the linux booted finish,the keyboard can't use.
my default mode is runlevel 3.


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