[TriLUG] Motherboard/Ubuntu issue
mfreeze at gmail.com
Mon Mar 5 20:29:03 EST 2007
The fix worked! We reinstalled Server and booted/re-booted multiple
times with no problems.
Another problem that we are having that may be related is that we have
a SCSI card within the same system that appears to be functioning
normally, however, upon boot, when we try to go into the configuration
utility, the card will no longer accept keyboard input. Otherwise the
card works fine. The system sees it, it works, but we just can't
alter the configuration because we cant move from field to field with
Have you ( or anyone else) heard of this type of problem?
On 3/5/07, Mark Freeze <mfreeze at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Alan,
> The keyboard controller does make a lot of sense. We also have a SCSI
> card in the system that is working, but whenever we enter the setup
> utility for the card the keyboard will not move the cursor between
> We are going to reinstall Dapper Server and try the fix you mentioned.
> Thanks for the advice,
> On 3/5/07, Alan Porter <porter at trilug.org> wrote:
> > > On both Server installations, the system
> > > hangs at the BIOS screen upon restart with "shutdown -r now", but
> > > encounters no problems upon shutdown-power off-restart.
> > I had this same issue on a few vanilla Intrex PC's running Debian
> > (stable). In our case, the problem ended up being in the keyboard
> > controller (which is used to restart the system). The fix: we appended
> > "i8042.reset" to our kernel command line in /boot/grub/menu.lst.
> > Alan
> > .
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