keyboard works in BIOS & GRUB but not during boot

Basil Chupin blchupin at
Wed Sep 7 01:27:34 UTC 2011

On 07/09/11 09:16, scar wrote:
> i just installed ubuntu 10.04 alongside a machine with windows xp on it,
> and the installation went well.  i resized the windows partition and
> installed ubuntu to an encrypted partition.  the keyboard works in BIOS
> and in GRUB, but, after that, when it is booting and asking me for the
> passphrase to unlock the drive, i cannot enter it.  also the num lock
> doesn't turn on/off at this point either.  i'm just using a run of the
> mill USB keyboard and mouse.  the keyboard/mouse work fine when i boot
> into windows also.

Sounds like you are typing in the wrong passphrase/password. It is typed 
in "blind" - ie, nothing appears on the screen. And don't forget that 
the passphrase is case sensitive.


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