[olpc-help] Keyboard does not work

Michael Stone michael at laptop.org
Tue Jun 3 16:43:09 EDT 2008

On Tue, Jun 03, 2008 at 03:33:29PM -0500, Mike McCarty wrote:
> My daughter's OLPC keyboard does not respond to any keystrokes.  Does anyone
> have a remedy?

There's a firmware diagnostic utility you might try out - the
instructions are at


specifically "hold the rocker key left while booting".

The firmware diagnostic will let you test the keyboard without any other
software in the way. If you decide to try it out, please report your
results. Others may have other suggestions.



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