Bug 80552

Summary: AT keyboard not recognized
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: av3
Component: anacondaAssignee: Jeremy Katz <katzj>
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE QA Contact: Mike McLean <mikem>
Severity: medium Docs Contact:
Priority: medium    
Version: 9CC: fmiller1, johngee
Target Milestone: ---   
Target Release: ---   
Hardware: i386   
OS: Linux   
Fixed In Version: Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Story Points: ---
Clone Of: Environment:
Last Closed: 2006-02-21 18:50:41 UTC Type: ---
Regression: --- Mount Type: ---
Documentation: --- CRM:
Verified Versions: Category: ---
oVirt Team: --- RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:
Cloudforms Team: --- Target Upstream Version:

Description av3 2002-12-27 21:21:57 UTC
Description of problem:
After start of anaconda, the RedHat installer, my AT keyboard is not recognized
anymore. In the very first stage of the install it is, but after anaconda has
started, no keyboard input from any AT keyboard is being registered. 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
not applicable

How reproducible:
Just do it

Steps to Reproduce:
Actual results:

Expected results:

Additional info:

Comment 1 Frank Miller 2002-12-28 05:07:02 UTC
Same problem (fmiller1@cox.net). I have a PS/2 keyboard (tried 2 different
keyboards) that gives the same problem.  It works thru the CD tests, then
nothing. The motherboard is a Abit KT7.

Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2002-12-29 04:51:55 UTC
Does it work in the second stage if you boot with 'linux text'?

Comment 3 av3 2002-12-29 07:55:25 UTC
I have tried several installation methods, including 'linux text', none of them
gave me a working AT keyboard.

Comment 4 Frank Miller 2002-12-30 02:39:32 UTC
Same result with linux text. The keyboard functions correctly with Windows 98,
2000, Redhat and even DOS 5 (Yes, I have a program that requires Windows 3.1)
that my wife uses and I haven't been able to get a good replacement. 

Thank you,


Comment 5 John J. Germs 2003-01-01 01:33:43 UTC
Yes, I've experienced the same problem with my ps2 keyboard 
(makes for a challenging fresh install)
Tried all the install methods as well.

PS: Noticed that it installed a usb mass storage driver.
        Why I don't know.. I don't have one.. just thought
        I'd mention it in the event there might be a relation.

Generic ps2 keyboard
logitech usb mouse
SOYO Dragon mobo
Geforce4 Ti 4600

Comment 6 Bill Nottingham 2003-01-01 04:39:41 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 80293 ***

Comment 7 Frank Miller 2003-01-02 05:10:00 UTC
I modified my mouse configuration by putting the PS/2 adapter on my MS USB Wheel
Mouse and plugged it into the mouse PS/2 socket. Everything seems to have worked
as I was able to install the Beta.

Comment 8 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 18:50:41 UTC
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.