keyboard stopped working

Pierre Abbat phma at
Sat Jul 3 14:54:35 PDT 2010

On Thursday 01 July 2010 22:40:54 Pierre Abbat wrote:
> My laptop was up for about 56 days. This morning I compiled kernel and
> world, but did not install. I took the laptop to the office to work on a
> database and found when I got there that I could not log in at the kdm
> prompt. Caps lock, num lock, and scroll lock all work, as does
> ctrl-alt-del, but ctrl-alt-bs does not, nor does any letter or number key.
> The mouse works. I sshed in and turned off kdm; I got the same results at
> the keyboard. I cannot switch VCs with ctrl-alt-Fn. I just got home and the
> keyboard has the same problem. Any ideas? Should I try installing kernel
> and world?

After some discussion on IRC, this turns out to be bug 1519: . There's no mention of "tty" in 
xorg.conf or kdmrc. Any idea how to fix this?

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