[PLUG] keyboard recognition failed at logging prompt

rakesh zingade rakeshzingade at gmail.com
Tue Dec 8 01:52:00 PST 2009


On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 3:13 PM, Shridhar Daithankar <
ghodechhap at ghodechhap.net> wrote:

> On Tuesday 08 December 2009 13:09:43 rakesh zingade wrote:
> > I am facing a keyboard related problem, I had installed xft, xrender,
> > libxaw7 & libxaw6 for supporting a flowchart software installation. But
> > after reboot the OS won't recognize my keyboard, I am getting logging
> >  screen (init 5) but I can't provide user name and passwd, OS failed to
> >  accepted data from keyboard, my mouse works fine so I can either select
> >  languages or change my sessions but can't provide any inputs from
> >  keyboard.
> >
> > I am using Dell keyboard plugged in USB port. The same connection works
> >  well in windows us my machine is dual boot.
>
> Which linux version?
>
> Can you ssh to the machine and make sure HAL is started? mouse works means
> probably it is but just confirming.
>
> Does the keyboard works in console mode(init 3)? if yes, you can boot into
> console mode and debug the issue. All the better if you have another
> machine
> to ssh from and kill X
> --
>  Shridhar
>
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I have CentOS Linux 5.2 (kernel 2.6.18.128.el5)
Yes I can do SSH, The keyboard works in rescue mode but I will try running
it on init 3
The boot log shows HAL running.


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Rakesh P. Zingade
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