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From: Olivier Reisch <gentoo@...>
Subject: Re: Weird Keyboard problem on a powerbook after install
Date: Sun Apr 28 15:55:03 2002
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On Sunday 28 April 2002 22:42, Nicky Peeters wrote:
> Hello ,
>
> I just installed gentoopcc on my Pismo Powerbook , and the install went
> very smooth.
> After I compiled my kernel and made some last configurations I rebooted
> and my fresh gentoo booted just fine.
>
> But when I got my login prompt I noticed that my whole keyboard was
> mangled. Not in a qwerty vs. azerty way though. For example 8 is now
> return , and space = n etc...
> And since I was stupid enough not to emerge openssh before rebooting,
> I'm stuck with a perfectly installed distro , but no way of fixing whats
> wrong.
> I hope its an ADB driver problem because then I can plug-in a USB
> keyboard and hope that will work.
>
> I've searched the web and mailinglists , but cannot find any info about
> the problem.
> Does anyone have a clue about what went wrong ?
>
> Thanx in advance,
>
> Nicky Peeters
> Belgium
>
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Hello,

When in yaboot, try this:

type the label of the kernel to boot (eg. linux), followed by a space and the 
argument "keyboard_sends_linux_keycodes=1".

Example, you type: linux2418xfs keyboard_sends_linux_keycodes=1

Greets,
Olivier

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