The really strange laptop-keyboard-asdf-jkl-not-working bug fixed.
Sunday, January 31st, 2010 | Author: Konrad Voelkel
Some days ago, I had the strangest software bug ever. The keys "A S D F" and "J K L" didn't work any longer. After rebooting, they worked again for some time. Then they stopped working. Then they worked again. Oh, it was horrible.
Searching for a mysterious "asdf jkl" bug is really difficult. I found about 3 different laptop keyboard problems similar to this one, although they always had problems with the "Enter" key, too. My "Enter" key worked fine. Even if those problems would have been more similar to mine, it wouldn't have helped. Nobody who has had those strange keyboard issues has found a solution so far. First I looked for Ubuntu/Linux related problems, and looked through various log files, then I found out the keys didn't work even on the BIOS level. Oh, it was horrible.
Then I found a solution.
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