Bug 57482 - Keyboard lockups still happening
Keyboard lockups still happening
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 58795
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: SysVinit (Show other bugs)
1.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-12-13 13:59 EST by Sammy
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:24 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-01-25 01:29:20 EST
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Description Sammy 2001-12-13 13:59:53 EST
My keyboard still locks up a number of times a day, mouse still working.

This has been happening for a while (not with 7.2). I am using the
latest rawhide XFree86-4.1.0-8 and Mesa (from 12/11/01). This is
very annoying as you can imagine. There are no error messages in
the log files. What could make keyboard hang? I am aware that few
other people have been reporting the same problem.
Thanks
Comment 1 CoreDump 2001-12-23 09:22:49 EST
You can reproduce this by:
1. start a virtual console (ALT-f1+login)
2. start another virtual console (ALT-f2+login)
3. startx in one of the consoles
4. wait till the autologout happens in the other virtual console
5. now your keyboard is locked
Comment 2 Mike A. Harris 2002-01-23 12:05:18 EST
umar - is toba's description the same as what you're experiencing, or is
it a different problem?  Could you provide details of yoour hardware,
and a logfile and config file as file attachements using the link
below please?
Comment 3 Sammy 2002-01-24 14:54:22 EST
I  tracked down my problem to the SysVinit package. It must have worked
with 2.78 and started to have this with 2.79. I upgraded to 2.84 and only kept
the patches that worked (they incorportated 3 of the redhat patches already).
Works like a charm. None of the things that made the keyboard lock do it 
anymore.
Comment 4 Bill Nottingham 2002-01-25 02:12:20 EST
closing, there's already a sysvinit bug on this.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 58795 ***

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