Need help: Lost keyboard after xorg upgrade
auslands-kv at gmx.de
Sun Aug 8 00:43:40 PDT 2010
I use Debian SID on two laptops here. One works without any problem. The
other has lost the keyboard in X after last dist-upgrade.
After start of KDM you see the login manager with the cursor blinking. You
can move the mouse and position the cursor as well as mark any text.
However, the keyboard does not change or enter any text, just as if there
where no keyboard. (I tried using an external USB keyboard as well. Did not
The system is running without an xorg.conf file. I tried using one with
keyboard definitions in, but it did not change anything.
I also tried running different kernels (2.6.31 to 2.6.34), but this does not
have any effect. Would have been strange anyway, as the keyboard is working
perfectly in the virtual console (also the USB keyboard when it is
The new X.Org X Server is version 1.7.7. (I don't remember the old one that
I had on the system that was running fine. It was quite a bit older,
Can anybody help me? I have no idea what to do to get the keyboard back. :-(
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