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Re: sarge dist-upgrade today, no more keyboard



On Wednesday 05 January 2005 06:24 pm, John A Chaves wrote:
> On Wednesday 05 January 2005 07:45 pm, mailmanmike@sbcglobal.net wrote:
> > I just now checked and I don't have the file "Xservers.dpkg-old" in that
> > directory.
> > Are you sure that's where it is? I don't have any way to search for it
> > without a keyboard.
>
> I think that you only get the .dpkg-old file if you modified the config
> file. In my case I accidentally allowed the new Xservers file to be
> installed and so restoring the old one was the first thing I tried.
>
> My original Xservers file had lines of the form
>
>  :0 local /etc/X11/X :0 -dpi 120 -nolisten tcp vt7
>
> and the new one (that had the dead keyboard) was
>
>  :0 local@tty1 /usr/X11R6/bin/X -nolisten tcp
>
> I'll try to experiment later to try to reproduce the problem
> and then file a bug report.

Thank you SO MUCH for that bit of information. I was able to boot to recovery 
mode and use nano to edit the file as you had stated, now I have my keyboard 
back.
:)



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