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Bug#612250: release-notes: Loss of keyboard and mouse may occur during upgrade

On Mon, Feb  7, 2011 at 00:27:06 -0600, Karl O. Pinc wrote:

> Package: release-notes
> Severity: normal
> Tags: patch
> Hello,
> During upgrade the text console was lost and replaced with a gdm login
> screen.  The second time this occurred neither the keyboard or mouse
> would respond.  Unplugging and replugging each of these USB devices
> resovled the problem.
> The attached patch tells the user how to recover.  USB is repeated
> twice because, technically, PS2 keyboards should not be hotplugged
> and, although I have not tested this, I do not believe that doing
> so would change anything.
I'm not sure I want to apply something like this without knowing why/how
it happened.  Which means please send a log from your upgrade, along
with corresponding kernel log.


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