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Mouse + keybd stopped working

Last response: in Linux/Free BSD
May 29, 2009 11:09:07 PM

i was trying to install ut 2004 but it wouldnt let me install open the cd drive to insert disc 2 tghan i was told to type
sudo chmod ugo-rwx /usr/sbin/hald /usr/lib/ and after reboot mouse or keyboard dont work how can i fix

on a side note ib4 this problem happend i copied the installer to desktop it still wouldnt let me swap cvds but it doesnt matter if i cant use keyboard or mouse lol
May 30, 2009 7:17:50 AM

chmod the files back to system defaults and undo everything else you did.

Who told you to chmod /usr/sbin/hald and /usr/lib/ ?

If your keyboard isn't working you can try to ssh from another computer on your lan or boot single.

Good luck :)