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Re: [vox-tech] Losing keyboard and mouse between boots
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Re: [vox-tech] Losing keyboard and mouse between boots



On Thu, 5 Aug 2004 23:55:09 -0400
p@dirac.org (Peter Jay Salzman) wrote:

> Hi all,
> 
> Just got a new Abit NF7-S for a Linux/Win2k dualboot.  The problem is
> that between boots, I lose the keyboard and mouse.  They totally don't
> work.  It's like they're not even plugged in.  In other words, at
> first they work fine, then I reboot the system, then they stop working
> when the system comes back up (can't even get into BIOS when this
> happens).
> 
> The problem happens when I either:
> 
> 1. Reboot from Linux or Windows
> 
> or
> 
> 2. Shut the system down from either OS and then press the front "on"
> button to boot back up.
> 
> There are two ways to get my mouse and keyboard working again (or
> prevent the problem from happening at all):
> 
> 1. Shut the system down from either OS
> 2. Turn the switch on the back of the power supply off.
> 3. Turn the switch on the back of the power supply back on.
> 4. Turn the computer on with the front on/off switch.
> 
> (I'm assuming unplugging the PSU will also work, but I haven't tried
> it yet).
> 
> or:
> 
> 1. Shut the system down from either OS.
> 2. Momentarily unplug the keyboard/mouse, then plug them back in
> 3. Turn the computer back on.
> 
> This is really inconvenient -- is there a way to fix this problem?  I
> really don't want to reach behind my computer to turn the PSU off and
> on everytime I reboot the computer.

What port are they hooked up to?

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