keyboard problem under X with a different kernel

Peter Hutterer peter.hutterer at
Fri Oct 9 00:04:51 PDT 2009

On Thu, Oct 08, 2009 at 10:14:52PM -0300, Frédéric L. W. Meunier wrote:
> I posted 
> at , but 
> no answer.
> My keyboard (ABNT2 PS/2) seems to be broken under X with 
> After less than an hour, it starts acting crazy. The 
> first time, all leds turned off and I couldn't type anything. 
> The second time, all leds also turned off, but since it happened 
> while I was pressing the Backspace key to delete text, it 
> continued deleting, like if the key was pressed.

do you see anything in the log file or in /var/log/messages (or dmesg)?
does unplugging/replugging the keyboard do anything?
does the same thing happen when no X is running?

> In both cases, the mouse (USB) still works and I can exit X,
> where the keyboard works. There's nothing in the logs.
> No problem with Is it supposed to be a kernel or X bug 
> ?

if it broke by changing the kernel I'd say a kernel bug, but without an logs
it's hard to tell.


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