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Bug 66738 - iif system rebooted keyboard and mouse disabled
iif system rebooted keyboard and mouse disabled
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i586 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2002-06-14 14:29 EDT by Walter Jaycox
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:43 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-06-14 15:42:26 EDT
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Description Walter Jaycox 2002-06-14 14:29:33 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-US; rv:0.9.4) Gecko/20011128

Description of problem:
Rebooting under Redhat 7.3 results in a dead keyboard and mouse.It is
necessary to turn off the power and boot from cold start to regain
control.System is a Soyo SY-5SSM motherboard,AMD k6-2 500mz, Sis 530

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Steps to Reproduce:
1.shutdown -r now on command line or text mode
2.choose logout and restart from xwindows

Actual Results:  keyboard and mouse are dead

Expected Results:  system should have rebooted with keyboard and mouse availiable.

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Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2002-06-14 14:40:28 EDT
This sounds most likely to be a bad interaction between your bios and the kernel.
Are you using a PS/2 keyboard and mouse, or USB?
Comment 2 Walter Jaycox 2002-06-14 15:35:08 EDT
if system is rebooted mouse and keyboard are disabled.
Mouse is a 2 button ps/2. Mouse and keyboard are generic
Comment 3 Arjan van de Ven 2002-06-14 15:42:20 EDT
ok can you try adding "reboot=b" at the end of the line with "vmlinuz" in
/etc/grub/grub.conf ? (and then reboot into that to take effect, and THEN see if
it's fixced ;)

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