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Re: Keyboard horkage on powerbook

"Jeffrey W. Baker" wrote:
> The other day, I apt-get upgraded my system to whatever was available at
> the time.  One of the things messages I got during the install was that I
> needed to recompile my kernel to change the way it does keyboard mapping.
> Now since I rebooted it, of course, my keyboard doesn't work.  Pressing
> any key produces some unexpected character.

Why didn't you reconfigure the kernel as suggested?

> How do I fix this?  Is there a kernel command line I can use to get my old
> keyboard behavior back?  I can't exactly log in to the thing when it's
> keyboard doesn't work.

Add keyboard_sends_linux_keycodes=1 to the yaboot append line, again as
suggested in the debconf warning.

Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)    \   Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
CS student, Free Software enthusiast   \        XFree86 and DRI project member

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