laptop keyboard and touch pad arent working

Basil Chupin blchupin at
Mon Jul 26 12:02:24 UTC 2010

On 26/07/10 21:37, Shaun Jones wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 26, 2010 at 6:23 AM, Madhurya Kakati <papul at 
> <mailto:papul at>> wrote:
>     hi. my laptop keyboard and touchpad werent working. i found the
>     solution. it was to add i8042.reset in the kernel line of grub.cfg
>     but the problem is that the grub.cfg file get over written on
>     kernel updates. is there any long term solution?
>     --
>  Actually I have pci=nomsi in my /etc/default/grub and it does not get 
> overwritten when grub gets updated. I am using 10.04 and grub 2 though.

10.04 now uses grub2 by default.

grub 1 was used by Ubuntu prior to 10.04 - which means that you need to 
keep this in mind when playing around with grub when changing over from 


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