Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 66738
iif system rebooted keyboard and mouse disabled
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:43:10 EDT
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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
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
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.
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?
if system is rebooted mouse and keyboard are disabled.
Mouse is a 2 button ps/2. Mouse and keyboard are generic
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 ;)