Feisty sometimes completely locks keyboard & mouse

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu
Tue May 8 05:35:59 UTC 2007

Larry Alkoff wrote:
> I'm using Kubuntu Feisty on a new drive in the same machine but 
> different drive I formerly ran Dapper Dan with no issues at all.
> At least 4 times in the past few days Feisty has completely locked up 
> while I was typing - twice typing an email in Thunderbird and once just 
> typing a command into Kterm.  Each time both the keyboard and mouse stop 
> working.  Only a hard reset brings the computer to life.

Have you tried just logging off?  My keyboard was locking up because of
StickeyKeys, and that would get it working again.

> When I reset after such a lockup, I see a message about a crash handling 
>   and inviting me to click to see details, but when I click, the box 
> disappears.

That never happened, so it's probably a different issue.

Matt Flaschen

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