Bug#174887: (no subject)
reassign 174887 boot-floppies
retitle 174887 [i386] keyboard problem on emachines t1742
"THOMAS CUNY" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> System: eMachines T1742 purchased from Best Buy with Windows XP
> Software: Debian Woody 3.0 cdroms purchased from Linux Central
> Problem: Installation
> in screen "Configuring Locales"
> a box is displayed of locales to select
> The only keys that are accepted from the keyboard are
> <up arrow>, <down arrow>, and <F12>. <up arrow> and
> <down arrow> move the cursor up and down the box.
> <F12> terminates processing the page and probably causes
> abnormal operation of the configuration script.
You are saying the enter key doesn't work? Thus you are not able to
continue from this screen?
If so, can you clarify for us if you have a USB keyboard on that box?
Is the BIOS setup to emulate a normal keyboard?
Which kernel flavor are you using? You might try idepci and bf2.4
> A similar box problem exists in configuring the Xserver
> package. It is on the page to select which screen resolutions
> not to use.
All ditto above.
...Adam Di Carlo..<email@example.com>...<URL:http://www.onshored.com/>