[PlanetCCRMA] [Fwd: Re: no keyboard with 2.6.10 kernels]

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Wed Feb 16 17:40:02 2005

Just saw this on the fedora-devel list... I remember someone having
problems with the keyboard not being recognized, maybe this will help. 

-- Fernando

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From: David Chambers <davidc@ccmi.salk.edu>
To: Development discussions related to Fedora Core <fedora-devel-list@redhat.com>
Cc: ghenriks@rogers.com
Subject: Re: no keyboard with 2.6.10 kernels
Date: 16 Feb 2005 16:54:56 -0800

On Tue, 15 Feb 2005 23:35:42 -0500
Gerald Henriksen <ghenriks@rogers.com> wrote:

> Everything works fine with kernel-2.6.9-1.667
> However all of the 2.6.10 kernels I have tried from devel have given
> the "i8042.c: Can't read CTR while initializing i8042" error during
> the boot process and the keyboard doesn't work.
> Booting with acpi=off solves the problem but given that this is a
> laptop (Dell Inspiron 5150) this seems less than ideal.
> Any ideas?

Try booting with "usb-handoff" - this works for me on a dual xeon with
i7505 chipset and smp kernels: it's worth a go on the laptop.

- David
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