[Mageia-discuss] Keyboard gone after update from Mandriva

Claire Robinson eeeemail at gmail.com
Thu Jan 12 17:36:05 CET 2012

On 12/01/12 15:43, Renaud (Ron) Olgiati wrote:
> After updating from Mandriva 2010.1 to Mageia 1, I have this keyboard problem:
> The (USB) keyboard, which is recognized by the BIOS during boot-up, no longer
> does anything when I get to the Grub screen. (So I cannot boot in safe mode)
> After which the computer freezes  displaying "Mageia" and nine dark polka
> dots.
> No such problem when I try to boot with a PS2 keyboard; with USB keyboard
> booted perfectly under Mandriva.
> Any idea ?
> TIA,
> Ron.

Did you leave it a good while at that point? It can take a long time to 
rebuild kernel modules for a newer kernel.

I was going to say press escape to see the text boot process but you 
can't without a keyboard :\

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