[ubuntu-uk] Keyboard not responding at login

Tony Pursell ajp at princeswalk.fsnet.co.uk
Wed Oct 5 22:43:25 UTC 2011

On 5 October 2011 23:02, Simon Greenwood <sfgreenwood at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 5 October 2011 22:53, Tony Pursell <ajp at princeswalk.fsnet.co.uk> wrote:
>> Can anyone figure out what is wrong here.  It's my Asus EEEPC 1015PEM
>> netbook running Natty.  It was OK on Monday, but today, when I get to the
>> login screen only the Esc key  and the track pad/mouse buttons seem to
>> work.  So I can select my login with the mouse from the list of logins but
>> not key in my password and hit Enter.
>> There seems nothing physically wrong with the keyboard.  It works in a
>> root shell in recovery mode (from the GRUB menu) and also when I boot into
>> Windows 7.
>> Any ideas would be much appreciated.
> Have you installed updates in the last couple of days? Something similar
> happened to my desktop running Natty yesterday. My wireless keyboard and
> mouse packed up just after I installed updates and I had to get a backup
> pair up quickly as I had work to do. I haven't got a way of proving it at
> the moment but I think something wasn't right with the recent dbus updates.
> s/

Thanks for the reply, Simon

Last upgrades were on 26/09/11 and I've used it OK since then

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