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Just curious (I haven't found anything in searches) has anyone else had any problems with their keyboard not working with the Ubuntu Server CD? I can't even choose which type ...
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- 08-08-2007 #1
Ubuntu Server Installation.. Keyboard not working.
Just curious (I haven't found anything in searches) has anyone else had any problems with their keyboard not working with the Ubuntu Server CD?
I can't even choose which type of installation to do. The keyboard doesn't work on the first prompt after booting to the CD.
I've tested the keyboard on my other computer and it isn't broken. It's either Ubuntu or my Server... I'm hoping it's Ubuntu.
- 08-08-2007 #2
Which type of keyboard you are using is it PS/2 ? Or serial keyboard?
If it is USB keyboard you have to make settings under your BIOS as
"USB legacy support"
Also check hardware compatibility list site for ubuntu for your keybd.
Did you tried your keyboard on some another distro on same machine?. Just check whether your keyboard gets detected with some other distro bootable CD. I guess there might be your mainboard issue.
Secondly either may be the problem is somewhere in Live CD that it wasn't able to detect keyboard. Do check the CD on other machine with same keyboard too.
Do update us.Regards,
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- 08-08-2007 #3
Sorry, i knew i forgot to mention something.
I am using a PS/2 (if I remember right), connects via USB.
I've tried the keyboard on my server (desktop computer) and my Laptop (running Ubuntu, not server edition).
I'm not finding any pages with Keyboard compatibility. I've Googled a few times and looked on the Ubuntu official website for it. Any tips?
- 08-08-2007 #4
Toggle Legacy USB Support in BIOS.
- 08-08-2007 #5
I went into the BIOS, using the keyboard, and could not find anything that said Legacy. However, I did change an I/O settings under "Advanced" that looked like it could be for a keyboard. It works!!!
Thanks for the help guys.