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Bug#266106: kdm: no keyboard and starting on wrong console


On Monday 16 August 2004 21:00, Adeodato Simó wrote:
> * Martin Hans [Mon, 16 Aug 2004 20:17:04 +0200]:
> > - kdm starts on the second console instead of the 7th like before the
> >   upgrade
>   that's because kdm uses the first available console unless told not to
>   do so. the kdmrc shipped by Debian points kdm to use console #7, but
>   your kdmrc probably doesnt. add this line to /etc/kde3/kdm/kdmrc:
>       ServerVTs=-7

Is this new in KDM? I reconfigured my old kdmrc with kcontrol and the line
has not been added.
By the way, I think changing the Xservers config (vt7) is the smoother way
for most users.

> > - most times I have no keyboard and I cannot type the user and password.
> >   Somtimes (every third or fourth try) I have a keyboard and can login
> >   sucessfully. I already swapped the keyboard itself. No change.
>   odd, but I think you're not the first who is reporting.

Is there any solution for the keyboard problems?
Until it's solved KDM keeps unusable for me.
And my current replacement (gdm) is really...



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