[Mageia-discuss] Keyboard gone after update from Mandriva

Renaud (Ron) Olgiati renaud at olgiati-in-paraguay.org
Thu Jan 12 17:50:00 CET 2012

On Thursday 12 Jan 2012 13:36 my mailbox was graced by a message from Claire 
Robinson who 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.

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

Couple hours (between 2 and 3)
> I was going to say press escape to see the text boot process but you 
> can't without a keyboard :\

Exactly  ;-3)
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                     until they can be made unbreakable.
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