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SubjectRe: rebooting

> I've seen this problem before.. what I think is wrong with your computer
> is your keyboard. Don't laugh, from what I've heard Linux does the reboot
> stuff by praying to the keyboard controller to issue an interrupt(or
> something like that) - some keyboards just won't do it. Try with another one.

AFAIK the keyboard controller in question is _not_ the chip in the keyboard,
but another one on the motherboard which communicates with the keyboard
(usually an 8042 microcontroller).


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