keyboard problem under X with a different kernel

Frédéric L. W. Meunier lists2006 at
Fri Oct 9 07:49:50 PDT 2009

On Fri, 9 Oct 2009, Peter Hutterer wrote:

> 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?

No, there's nothing in the logs. About unplugging, it's a PS/2 
keyboard. Can I do that ?

And since the mouse works, when I exit X, the keyboard works 
fine again.

>> 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.

I also reported it to the linux-kernel mailing-list, but they're 
blaming X, because the keyboard works when I quit X -

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