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June 19, 2010

Intermittent keyboard input problem on frefx/chrme


Hello, I am running Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid on kernel 2.6.32-22-generic. I have two issues, one is that the xserver randomly restarts and the other is that upon waking up the computer the keyboard input on chrome and firefox stops working.

1. It seems like under heavy load is what makes the XServer crash but I'm not sure. The screen glitches and then it loads the login screen. If I remember right, it looks the same as killing the XServer. I have a NVIDIA 6200 with the latest NVIDIA drivers.

2. The keyboard works fine until you let the computer sleep, the computer is set to shut off the screen at 30 minutes, but it is not allowed to actually sleep. When I come back to the computer and wake the screen, everything will work except text input into an currently open firefox or chrome browser. But, if I open a new browser(chrome or firefox) the text input works. Then after a while the text input will work again on the previously opened browser. When it screws up I cant type in ANY text box on the open browser.

Also I ran the online upgrade to this distro.

Thanks for the help!

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