[arch-general] Keyboard issue with kernel 4.15.5 (possible Arch issue?)

Carsten Mattner carstenmattner at gmail.com
Tue Mar 13 21:51:20 UTC 2018

On 3/13/18, Jeanette C. via arch-general <arch-general at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Hey hey,
> I updated yesterday, from some;thing like a 4.13 or 4.14 kernel to version
> 4.15.5 and couldn't use my PS/2 keyboard. I saw the LEDs flashing when the
> system started, but couldn't get any response from the keyboard upon login.
> I've managed to get the system going with a USB keyboard.
> My PS/2 keyboard is rather old. Is it more likely that the keyboard is
> broken, or is there a chance of a kernel configuration breaking usage of
> the PS/2 keyboard?

Does the keyboard function in BIOS?

Does it work if boot another distro's live usb or cd?

You said 4.13/4.14 before so I don't think you're affected by the
initramfs changes in 2014:


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