[ubuntu-uk] Keyboard not being enabled in Jaunty

Sean Miller sean at seanmiller.net
Wed May 6 11:05:48 BST 2009


On Wed, May 6, 2009 at 10:59 AM, Michael Holloway
<michael at thedarkwinter.com> wrote:
> Of course if you have no keyboard at this point (before x starts) then
> we can assume something more difficult to fix, like a problem with usb
> module or something.

I have a keyboard in grub.

It is when Ubuntu loads that the keyboard and the mouse disappear.

Unfortunately the recovery mode is no different, they're "disabled" in
that mode too.

I've loaded a Live CD and am looking at the filesystems from that.
But if I try to boot from any form of installed version I get the same
symptoms... as soon as the little twiddly "working" thing comes up
that's my keyboard and mouse gone, so I can't enter usernames,
passwords or anything... and same happens if I do a Ctrl-Alt-F1 or
similar during the boot up process... as soon as it gets to a certain
stage the keyboard just "falls off the planet".

Ho hum,

Sean



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