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Re: System broken after yesterday's upgrade

On Thu, 13 Apr 2017 11:02:06 +0200
solitone <solitone@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Thursday, 13 April 2017 00:27:22 CEST Michael Lange wrote:
> > I would try to install a different kernel (if possible with external
> > keyboard) and boot into that one, if the problem disappears the
> > culprit is most likely the kernel.
> I managed to boot into the older kernel that I still had in the grub
> menu (4.9.0-1-amd64). It was difficult because, as I said, the keyboard
> works badly in GRUB as well, but at least it somehow works, I just have
> to wait tens of seconds after a keypress.
> Anyhow, it booted in 4.9.0-1-amd64, but it showed the same issue:
> keyboard and trackpad don't work. So it doesn't seem to be kernel
> related.
> Now I have rebooted again in 4.9.0-2-amd64 version 4.9.18-1
> (2017-03-30). Apparenlty the only way I can restore functioning of the
> integrated keyboard and trackpad is by booting up with an external usb
> keyboard and an external usb mouse plugged in. I have the usual issues
> in grub and during bootup, but when I get the login screen, after 30
> seconds or so the external usb devices get detected, and also the
> integrated keyboard and trackpad get detected so everything starts
> working.

Another thought: if that is possible, have you tried to boot into a live
system, just to rule out a hardware issue?



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