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On a Sony Vaio VGN CS21S the keyboard doesn´t work after suspend to ram. Suspend to disk (hibernate) works though. Running a fresh install of Natty with Unity.

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I've tried using adding "atkbd.reset to /etc/default/grub after the "quiet splash". This fixes the keyboard problem but now the touchpad is not responding any more. – davorao May 6 '11 at 18:34
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The actual solution to this problem is:

Edit /etc/default/grub and change the line
GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash atkbd.reset" 
and run update-grub, reboot

Credit: jmkhenka @

Works for me on Lenovo Thinkpad X230.

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Same notebook and same problems here.

I'll suggest you to take a look at this!

In addition to your fix it suggests to add psmouse to /etc/modules so to address touchpad issue.

It worked fine for me.

Cheers, Fabbree

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thanks i will try and report what i see :) – davorao Dec 2 '11 at 10:00
Although your answer is 100% correct, it might also become 100% useless if that link is moved, changed, merged into another one or the main site just disappears... :-( Therefore, please edit your answer, and copy the relevant steps from the link into your answer, thereby guaranteeing your answer for 100% of the lifetime of this site! ;-) You can always leave the link in at the bottom of your answer as a source for your material... – Fabby Oct 11 '15 at 10:50

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