Bug 64068 - keyboard becomes non-responsive following a variable amount of time
keyboard becomes non-responsive following a variable amount of time
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-04-24 20:52 EDT by Xander D Harkness
Modified: 2016-06-07 18:44 EDT (History)
1 user (show)

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Last Closed: 2004-09-30 11:39:32 EDT
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Description Xander D Harkness 2002-04-24 20:52:30 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:0.9.9+) Gecko/20020409

Description of problem:
The keyboard as stated becomes non-responsive.  It does it if I do not touch the
computer of if I am using it and over variable time periods.  I have tried
disabling apm, xscreensaver.  I have tried it in KDE and gnome using sawfish and

If I plugin a USB keyboard it is recognised and I can use it.  I have checked
/var/log/messages and I can see nothing relevant.

I can provide more info if advised what is needed.

The system is a 733MHz Celeron laptop (unbranded) with 128M RAM.  It can be seen
on RHN under user xander32 as lappy.harkness.co.uk

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Leave laptop on either powered or battery
2.use or leave alone
3.At some point over approx 5-6 hours the keyboard will become unresponsive

Additional info:
Comment 1 Xander D Harkness 2002-07-25 04:54:26 EDT
I now have RH 7.2 on this laptop (Following success on the last hiccough :-) and
am experiencing the same problems.

Hardware is as follows:

The following list represents the detectable hardware on this system. If this
list is incomplete, you must entitle this system before you can schedule a
hardware list refresh.
Model: Celeron (Coppermine)
MHz: 730
BogoMIPS: 1458.17
Architecture: i686
Vendor: GenuineIntel
Cache: 128 KB
Stepping: 6
Family: 6
Number of CPUs: 1

RAM: 112 MB
Swap: 250 MB
DMI Info:
Board: KAPOK
Product: SiS 630S
System: SiS 630S None
Vendor: Gericom


Version 1.00 - 10/22/97
Asset Tags:
chassis: 12345678
chassis: 12345678
board: 12345678
system: 12345678

Networking Info:
Host name: localhost.localdomain
IP Address:

Hard Drives:
Description Bus Device Physical
FUJITSU MHN2100AT IDE hda 20784/15/63

Description Bus Device Driver
Generic Mouse (PS/2) PSAUX psaux genericps/2

Description Bus Vendor String Driver
7001 PCI Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] usb-ohci
7001 PCI Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] usb-ohci
USB OHCI Root Hub USB   unknown
USB OHCI Root Hub USB   unknown
Logitech Inc. Cordless Optical Mouse USB   mousedev

Description Bus Vendor String Driver
SiS PCI Audio Accelerator PCI Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] trident

Description Bus Vendor String Driver
SiS630 GUI Accelerator+3D PCI Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] Card SiS 630

Other Devices:
Description Bus Vendor String Driver
630 Host PCI Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] agpgart
5513 [IDE] PCI Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] unknown
85C503/5513 PCI Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] unknown
56k Winmodem (Smart Link HAMR5600 compatible) PCI Silicon Integrated Systems
[SiS] unknown
5591/5592 AGP PCI Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] unknown
PCI4410 FireWire Controller PCI Texas Instruments unknown
Comment 2 Bugzilla owner 2004-09-30 11:39:32 EDT
Thanks for the bug report. However, Red Hat no longer maintains this version of
the product. Please upgrade to the latest version and open a new bug if the problem

The Fedora Legacy project (http://fedoralegacy.org/) maintains some older releases, 
and if you believe this bug is interesting to them, please report the problem in
the bug tracker at: http://bugzilla.fedora.us/

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