Ted> Is there a way to send an arbitrary command to the keyboard by
Ted> logging in over the network and running some user-mode program?
Ted> Or better yet, is there some way we can make the kernel
Ted> automatically figure send some sort of reset command when it gets
Ted> a "Keyboard error"?
Ted> Right now, the only recourse I have is the Big Red Switch (tm).
For what it's worth, I've experienced the same problem (I was thinking
it was just a short in the keyboard or something), and unplugging the
keyboard then plugging it back in fixes it. It's a less drastic
solution than the rebooting, anyway.