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It is a small program in which you can select different type of keyboard than the one recognized by system. Apart from that it is a great machine, you certainly won't be disappointed once you power it up soggs View Public Profile Find More Posts by soggs 19-06-2008, 14:09 Password Advanced Search Show Threads Show Posts Advanced Search Go to Page... Get 1:1 Help Now Advertise Here Enjoyed your answer? this page

After I upgraded and rebooted, everything was fine! sometimes my prayer will work and sometimes will not. This is how what happems if I dom't shift ome key too the left for the notto, row)/ carlito8 View Public Profile Find More Posts by carlito8 17-06-2008, 22:15 It really appears from time to time - last month it didn't. http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19485964

I will try the menu/lst fix and report back i0i0br (viniciusrtf) wrote on 2009-07-29: #21 I updated my /boot/grub/menu.lst to this: title Ubuntu 9.04, kernel 2.6.28-13-generic uuid d84bc6b1-d051-4555-8485-1f051f1a151d kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.28-13-generic root=UUID=d84bc6b1-d051-4555-8485-1f051f1a151d in short... It was at first annoying. When I bought the laptop last November 2011, Windows XP was pre-installed.

Pierre (pierre-cholhot) wrote on 2009-07-23: #19 Hello, i have just met the same problem on my VOSTRO 1510, running Ubuntu 9.04 Actually i would like to confirm that adding the line BSOD Help and Support Keyboard randomly stops working.Hi thelastbonbona, It may not be an issue with the keyboard at all. Comment 5 Steve Dodier 2009-05-27 20:50:11 UTC Hi, Here is a record of the frequency of the bug on my own side, with the different kernel versions : 2.6.27-11 (or was Weirdly only the lower set of letters is affected (including the punctuation keys....) I've tried doing a clean install of vista with no change.

Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. Comment 19 Steve Dodier 2009-07-29 16:34:44 UTC Created attachment 22523 [details] dmesg on Ubuntu 9.10 a3, i386, with 2.6.31-4 I couldn't check with 2.6.30, but it is totally fixed for me According to uncle Google some other people have similar difficulties - but I didn't managed to find any solution (various i8042.* kernel parameters just don't work). http://forums.thedigitalfix.com/forums/showthread.php?t=511435 The link below says they are sending out new keyboards or an engineer to all affected.

Maybe they accidentally opened a box of the old dodgy keyboards and so it's just a few people affected. Got my 1510 today (which was ordered in the same promo last Friday and built Saturday but since then the courier has been playing "pretend we can't find the address") and My advice to everybody for years is do not buy from dell, however brother wanted a machine for approx £300 and this was best offer and therefore I went ahead and Comment 9 sw1976de 2009-06-01 23:30:22 UTC Created attachment 21695 [details] dmesg output with debug boot option (keyboard not working) Here is the dmesg output with i8042.debug boot-option of my vostro 1510

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions. http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f108/dell-vostro-keyboard-not-working-properly-on-logon-screen-533309.html Chris B 0 Message Author Comment by:vbr6662009-12-01 Comment Utility Permalink(# a25946598) dbrunton 2 questions: how can connector not be pressed enough but all other keys work with no problem, but Andrew (andrew-winterconsulting) wrote on 2009-05-04: #11 Disregard previous post re. which? 0 Comment Question by:vbr666 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/24941772/Dell-Vostro-1510-keyboard-last-row-problem.htmlcopy Best Solution byvbr666 Actually, there is a solution to this problem.

Interesting what the law is on this. http://haiteq.com/dell-vostro/dell-vostro-1510-bluetooth-not-working.php I use vanilla kernel but I had the same problem with distributional kernels in Ubuntu 8.04-9.04 and Fedora 10. From my early days in Micros in the 70s/80s I remember that the Intel 8042 was the original keyboard controller in the early IBM PCs, now presumably embedded or emulated in All rights reserved.

We do not store or require any personal data other than email addresses from users and passwords are stored in a secure hash (more secure than the usual vBulletin default). The next day, i turned on my laptop again, and again, the keyboard didn't work, so I rebooted the laptop again. how can keyboard be improperly connected? http://haiteq.com/dell-vostro/dell-vostro-1510-wireless-not-working.php avmap75 (avmap75) wrote on 2009-06-08: #16 HEllo, I have the same problem on my Dell vostro 1710 with Jaunty.

did you check the link in my msg it says Dell screwed up? 0 LVL 47 Overall: Level 47 Components 19 Laptops/Notebooks 13 Peripherals 7 Message Active today Expert Comment Keyboard and touchpad was not working after full boot. @Dmitry Torokhov: when you nees smething more, please let us know! @Steve Dodier: I hope it´s okay, when i send my dmesg John T Gowing (jgowing) wrote on 2009-07-29: #22 I applied the Menu.lst options for the i8042 and that also seems to have fixed it for me.

Any suggestion is appreciate.

Yours Sincerely, Dell Quality Team Whats so poor about this is I have not even had it delivered yet, and they were aware of the problem (due to the issue in Comment 6 Dmitry Torokhov 2009-05-27 20:56:31 UTC Could you please boot with i8042.debug and send me full dmesg of a boot with keyboard/touchpad not working? Almost after a month. To activate the parameter you need to add them to the section below "End Default Boot Options" towards the end of the menu.lst file.

Report a bug This report contains Public information Edit Everyone can see this information. on this Vostro, "\" is over on the right next to the right shift. Until I discover the 'sleep and wakeup' way. http://haiteq.com/dell-vostro/dell-vostro-1510-ethernet-not-working.php Intrigued I found this site http://www.kernel.org/doc/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt which lists the following i8042 parameters i8042.debug [HW] Toggle i8042 debug mode i8042.direct [HW] Put keyboard port into non-translated mode i8042.dumbkbd [HW] Pretend that controller

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