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I have a problem with my USB keyboard not being correctly configured in Ubuntu 14.10.

lsusb shows the device as Bus 005 Device 010: ID 0db5:0119

dmesg | tail gives the following:

[  726.852025] usb 5-2: new full-speed USB device number 3 using uhci_hcd
[  727.026810] usb 5-2: New USB device found, idVendor=0db5, idProduct=0119
[  727.026815] usb 5-2: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=0
[  727.026819] usb 5-2: Product: Multifunction Keyboard Hub
[  727.026822] usb 5-2: Manufacturer: Access Keyboards Ltd.
[  727.034838] hub 5-2:1.0: USB hub found
[  727.035809] hub 5-2:1.0: config failed, hub has too many ports! (err -19)

The keyboard has indeed a hub with two (2) ports integrated, but after looking that should be handled by Linux since this error is meant to pop up only if device has more than fifteen (15) ports.

Keyboard works fine in Windows 7. I did some research as well and can tell this is not related to a compatibility mode in my BIOS or similar. udev does not seem to be able to help there either.

I am new to this, should I consider filling a bug report in launchpad? Anything else I could do ?

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