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I've been googling this all day and nothing has worked. I use a laptop and at home I use a KVM switch with a usb connection to switch between multiple ...
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- 02-25-2013 #1
Grub and USB Keyboard
I've read all about the legacy USB support bios setting and I've tried it both ways in my bios. It made no difference.
This is in Linux Mint 14 64-bit. Grub version is 2.00-7. The laptop is an HP Probook 6560b. Just tell me the commands if you need anything else.
- 03-04-2013 #2
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- Sep 2012
- Nashville, TN
What happens if you plug in the usb mouse and keyboard to the laptop directly and bypass the KVM.
- 03-05-2013 #3
- 03-06-2013 #4
The solution to this is normally to turn on "Legacy USB Support" or equivalent in your bios. Have you tried plugging the keyboard directly in to the laptop with this setting on? How about a different USB port?"I used to be with it, then they changed what it was.
Now what was it isn't it, and what is it is weird and scary to me.
It'll happen to you too."
The Fifth Continent
- 09-11-2013 #5
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- Sep 2013
same problem here! bios is ok with usb keyboard/ mouse but grub stucks if i move mouse or press a button on usb keyboard. i use linux-mint. on debian's grub usb keyboard worked just fine! help wanted!