Need help: Lost keyboard after xorg upgrade
Sergio Monteiro Basto
sergio at sergiomb.no-ip.org
Sun Aug 8 18:24:23 PDT 2010
Hi have you a package system-setup-keyboard ?
system-setup-keyboard is a daemon that monitors /etc/sysconfig/keyboard
and writes out an xorg.conf.d snippet based on this file’s contents
first you should have /etc/sysconfig/keyboard with something like:
On Mon, 2010-08-09 at 00:52 +0100, Sergio Monteiro Basto wrote:
> On Sun, 2010-08-08 at 09:43 +0200, Michael wrote:
> > Hi
> > 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
> > work either...)
> > The system is running without an xorg.conf file. I tried using one with
> > keyboard definitions in, but it did not change anything.
> Copy and edit this file :
> cat /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/00-system-setup-keyboard.conf
> # This file is autogenerated by system-setup-keyboard. Any
> # modifications will be lost.
> Section "InputClass"
> Identifier "system-setup-keyboard"
> MatchIsKeyboard "on"
> Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
> Option "XkbLayout" "pt"
> # Option "XkbVariant" "(null)"
> Option "XkbOptions" "terminate:ctrl_alt_bksp,"
> setxkbmap pt
> will help you to have your keyboard on X .
> loadkeys pt
> will help have your keyboard on console
> (just change pt for yours kdb country)
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Sérgio M. B.
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