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Re: [trinity-users] keyboard failure

From: "Mag. Dr. Nikolaus Klepp" <office@...>
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2011 13:33:54 +0200
xserver-xorg-input-evdev is installed?

Am Montag, 27. Juni 2011 schrieb Nicolas Bercher:
> Hi,
>
> Since a few days I regularly have troubles with my keyboard under Trinity:
> it doesn't work anymore after some time, except for a few combinations like
> ctrl-alt-suppr, ctrl-alt-f1, and the leds are still responding (num & caps
> lock, etc.) but *I cannot type texte anymore*.
>
> I can still switch to tty1 and use my keyboard normally in there.  Since
> the mouse is responding normally under X, I can also launch a new X session
> (via the "T menu") and experience that the keyboard is working well on the
> kdm-trinity login screen.  So this really looks like a Trinity issue or, at
> least, a Trinity x-session related issue.
>
> I use Debian squeeze and Trinity on a laptop and an usb keyboard.
> Note that:
>   - the laptop sometimes has heat problems and the "X screen" gone crazy, I
> think becasue the video chip is too hot (often the case on laptops... and
> that's a shame).  But, I'll be surprised if this keyboard issue is linked
> to hardware issue because the keyboard is working everywhere else,
>   - the behavior is exactly the same on the laptop's built-in keyboard,
>   - plugging out/in the keayboard has no effect,
>   - plugging in another keayboard has no effect.
>
> I don't know what to do with that.  I found nothing related in the main log
> files. Maybe this is a race hardware issue...
>
> Any advice or tracing tricks would be appreciated.
> Thank you for reading.
>
> Nicolas
>
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