View Full Version : [SOLVED] Upgrade to Lucid on 5,3 keyboard not responding
March 5th, 2010, 10:16 AM
I upgraded to Lucid with update manager last night.
Everything seemed to go ok - except now the keyboard has stopped working!
Anyone seen this already?
March 6th, 2010, 02:37 AM
Yeah, I'm currently having the same issue on my iMac. Keyboard only works for about 2 seconds after plugging it in, then just stops :-?
March 6th, 2010, 04:54 PM
According to this bug:
It appears that the problem is caused by the mouseemu package.
I logged in using the virtual keyboard, removed that package - and my keyboard is now working again :)
March 6th, 2010, 07:49 PM
Sweet! That seemed to do the trick. Thanks!
March 11th, 2010, 09:55 AM
On my PowerBook 12 1Ghz is solved in the same way!
March 26th, 2010, 10:57 AM
@alpine4 this is not a trick, since mouseemu on macs are very important... :(
March 26th, 2010, 11:16 AM
I'm running 10.4 in a VMWare environment, I haven't rebooted the virtual machine in a while, but I just had to, and I had the keyboard-not-responding issue;
Additionally: The on-screen keyboard app kept crashing as soon as it opened until I booted off the install DVD with the onscreen keyboard set at the initial menu.
I don't have mouseemu installed...
April 16th, 2010, 07:27 AM
I've also found out that if you have a line on /etc/modprobe.d/options.conf:
options hid pb_fnmode=2
Change it to:
#options hid pb_fnmode=2
And save. If you have no access to your keyboard, ssh into your machine and change it that way. Suddenly all your usb will just work!
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