Re: keyboard locked

From: Gianluca Anzolin (
Date: Thu Mar 16 2000 - 04:17:47 EST

On Wed, 15 Mar 2000, Wakko Warner wrote:

> This is different than the laptop I have. On a machine (I won't have it
> tomorrow, so this is just informational) I am using at work, the keyboard is
> locked if /dev/psaux is opened. kill the program that has it opened,
> keyboard is returned.

It happens here too and I noticed it happens when I have more than one
device (my net card) on the same IRQ of the psaux port. Question: can the
psaux port only have the IRQ 12 ? Why is it hardcoded in the source ?

I played a bit with my BIOS (here I have a P3BF mainboard) and managed
that ps2 device is the only device with irq 12, and now everything works



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