After locking session, UBUNTU cannot type anything

Asked by Dinesh on 2010-12-20

Hi,
I am having a problem with UBUNTU 10.10. When I lock/suspend Ubuntu session and some time is lapsed it does not accept any keystroke. At this point in time nothing work, change user has same use no keystroke appear at the text box. I do not know what is happening, maybe I need to press some keys I not aware of.Can someone help. I tried looking at google but not getting right results. I will appreciate if someone can help, overall UBUNTU is gr8.

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RogerB (mrbonuchi) said : #1

Dinesh,

I've seen the same thing. I switch my keyboard and mouse away from Ubuntu 10.10 server on a KVM switch, then if a few hours have passed when I return, I find Ubuntu has hung. I must then hard-reboot with the power button.

My info:
Host: Dell Optiplex GX-270
Memory: 1Gb
Processor: Pentium 4 CPU 2.26Ghz
Ubuntu release 10.10
Kernel Linux 2.6.35-22generic-pae
GNOME 2.32.0

-Roger

Sam_ (and-sam) said : #2

There is an ongoing thread regarding different architectures incl. workarounds and bug report, e.g. installation of 'hibernate', trying a different kernel, unplug-replug usb keyboard, reboot via MagicSysRq.
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?s=b103e448501b490d00a9d91e49fa24b3&t=1596545

In case it's a kernel issue consider to report a bug.
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DebuggingKernelSuspendHibernateResume
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KernelTeam/KernelTeamBugPolicies

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