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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 05 Aug 04,  9:04 PM, Ken Bloom <kabloom@ucdavis.edu> said:
> 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?

Ach!  Sorry.  Dumb thing to leave out...

They're both hooked up to ps/2.


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