Re: pc_keyb.c and 2.4.0 Test (ALL)

From: Vojtech Pavlik (
Date: Tue Aug 01 2000 - 17:32:59 EST

On Tue, Aug 01, 2000 at 10:33:11AM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> In article <>,
> Vojtech Pavlik <> wrote:
> >
> >The funy parts:
> >
> >1) there was already code, submitted by me that printed the error
> >message only once, saving quite a lot of time during bootup. For some
> >reason it was removed. (I guess there were broken keyboards that didn't
> >init if tried only once.)
> The "funny reason" is that your code was broken, and made regular
> keyboards not work. Live with the timeout.

Could somebody provide me with a report of a keyboard that actually has
stopped working? I'd be very interested as to why and whether I can fix
the brokenness of the code in question.

Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs

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