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Re: cannot select from grub boot loader



> Richard E Miles wrote:
> > I have two kernels: 2.6.7-1.494 and 2.6.8-1.521 in my grub.conf file.
> 
> <snip>
> 
> > I am unable to use the up and down arrows to select a different kernel
> > than the default. In fact none of the editing keys work. Has anyone
> > else had problems with kernel selection on boot startup?
> 
> What sort of keyboard do you have? Do you have any trouble using the
> keyboard in the BIOS? Can you borrow a DOS boot disk from anywhere (or
> try the FreeDOS project).
> 
> If it's a USB keyboard, I'm guessing that there isn't enough support
> anywhere for the keyboard to work until Linux has booted a long way. Try
> looking for USB legacy support in your BIOS.
> 
> Hope this helps,
> 
> James.

My keyboard is a ps2 keyboard. I used to be able to select from the keyboard
using the arrow keys at an earlier time. In fact I think the problem happened when the 
2.6.8-1.521 kernel was installed. It's very strange.

-- 
Richard E Miles
Federal Way WA.
registered linux user 46097


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