using an external keyboard

Johan Grönqvist johan.gronqvist at
Sun Nov 5 08:13:11 UTC 2006

lör 2006-11-04 klockan 18:43 +0100 skrev Martin Ericsson:
> I want to disable the onboard keyboard on my laptop and only an
> external ps/2-keyboard. The keyboard is connected via an adapter to
> one of the usb-ports on  the laptop.  Edgy doesn't detect it
> automatically, and lsusb shows me the same information no matter if I
> have the keyboard connected or not..
> Any help or pointers to where I can find more information would be appreciated!

I have an external keyboard, and tried first with a cheap USB->PS2
thing, but nothing happened. I needed what is called an active USB to P2
cable instead, and now my keyboard works automatically whenever I plug
it in. It does not disable the keyboard on the laptop, so that still

I use edgy.



> Regards,
> Martin

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