Subject: Keyboard freeze.
To: port-i386 , tech-install <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Kanghoon Lee <klee@Intellistor.COM>
Date: 11/05/1998 09:28:02
I have also installed NetBSD on my machine at home, and now I have 3
NetBSD machine :-). I, however, am experiencing keyboard freeze on my
home system. It occurs randomly. Here is what happened. I had 2
windows open, and on one window, I issued cp command to copy many files
from one disk to another. While copying, I moved over to another window
and typed in vi command to edit another file. X seems to eat up some of
the characters from keyboard entry, and then after a while it locks up.
Did anybody have similar experience? From then on, I have frequent
keyboard freeze. Mouse and other operations are fine. I can open
xterm and so on, but I cannot type anything. Ctrl-C, Ctrl-D, or
Ctrl-Alt-backspace does not work. On first keyboard freeze, I can exit
window manager, get back to xdm login screen, and login again, but on
second freeze, I can get back out to login screen but I cannot type
anything and have to hit reset button. Just before keyboard freeze, I
can hear a disk access. Can anybody tell me why? If all else fails, I
will try and re-install the system. Skipping characters do happen on
other systems, but keyboard freeze does not happen on other system. Any
help on this would be greatly appreciated.