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kbd_mode - recover the PC console keyboard
kbd_mode [ -a -u ]
Kbd_mode resets the PC console keyboard to a rational state.
The following options are supported:
If the server crashes
or otherwise fails to put the keyboard back in ascii mode when it exits,
it can leave your keyboard dead. If you are able to login remotely, you
can reset it typing:
- Set the keyboard so that
ASCII characters are read from the console.
- Set the keyboard so that undecoded
keyboard values are read from the console.
Conversely, changing the keyboard to ascii mode while the server is running
will make the keyboard appear to be dead while the the mouse continues
to work. Again, if you are able to login remotely, you can reset it typing: