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by Bigally
Mon Jul 23, 2012 11:18 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Keyboard doesn't work
Replies: 32
Views: 10806

Re: Keyboard doesn't work

Just keep typing as all varieties of Linux OS hides the password as you type it, for added security.
by Bigally
Mon Jul 23, 2012 9:28 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Keyboard doesn't work
Replies: 32
Views: 10806

Re: Keyboard doesn't work

You took the words out of my keyboard. Just as a final word on this topic, in case anybody else is experiencing the same problem and is looking for the solution... I finally got it working... by sending it back and getting a new board. My keyboard, power supply, cable and SD card were fine the whole...
by Bigally
Sun Jul 01, 2012 6:54 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: re my keyboard problem
Replies: 26
Views: 3601

Re: re my keyboard problem

Please see http://www.raspberrypi.org/phpBB3/viewt ... =28&t=8387 as the problem is discussed in some detail, viz a problem with X1 controlling the USB port.
by Bigally
Thu Jun 28, 2012 6:47 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: No power to keyboard
Replies: 39
Views: 5866

Re: No power to keyboard

Others are having the same problem it is not a power supply problem please read http://www.raspberrypi.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=28&t=8387 The most recent batch of Pis or at least some of them, seem to have a problem with the USB ports which may be linked to poor soldering on X1. No number of power...
by Bigally
Mon Jun 25, 2012 8:35 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Keyboard doesn't work
Replies: 32
Views: 10806

Re: Keyboard doesn't work

I met up with therealeasterbunny (as per his post above) and agree that we did an exhaustive swap of every peripheral and s/ware combination. As for resoldering X1 the bit on my soldering iron is the size of X1 so I agree with adrian.oconner that frying almost every adjacent component is a certainty...
by Bigally
Thu Jun 21, 2012 8:38 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Keyboard doesn't work
Replies: 32
Views: 10806

Re: Keyboard doesn't work

So got the Tesco multimedia kboard which was in the approved list still no joy. I tried all the possible combinations of mouse kboard and powered hub. At one point it worked! I logged in and off we go. I started to type in the correct time just to check that the kboard was working when it just stopp...
by Bigally
Tue Jun 19, 2012 7:27 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Keyboard doesn't work
Replies: 32
Views: 10806

Re: Keyboard doesn't work

Received RPi today! Gathered everything together including my 9yr old son, plugged everything in. Success! A pile of mainly unintelligble lines of words on display and then the password prompt. Here we go son.... but nowt! Ok maybe its the wrong keyboard, unplug kboard, plug in another, nothing agai...

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