Re: [Debian] keyboard stops working on Compaq EP
>> I'm trying to install Debian 1.3.1 (can't use 2.0 for development reasons)
>> on a new Compaq EP 6350. The Compaq has a ps2 style mouse and keyboard.
>> Unfortunately about one time out of three when I boot the PC it hangs for a
>> very short time after installing the PS/2 driver afterwards the keyboard and
>> mouse are totaly unusable (Capslock doesn't even work). I can login remotely
>> however and reboot the machine but it's not a very workable situation.
>> Is there anybody who experienced the same problem and maybe has a solution for it?
I've seen this happen a lot with different machines (which incidentally have NT
installed). The BIOS simply does not initialize ps/2 ports at boot. You might just
want to check the cables and if the manufacturer does have BIOS updates.
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