Re: Strange USB issues... - 2.4.x Kernels & more info

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Wed Jan 02 2002 - 20:00:52 EST

> If I turn on USB and boot to a Linux kernel WITH NO USB support compiled
> in. I get:
> 1) Slow loading of kernel into memory on bootup
> 2) AT keyboard timeout (?) errors and no activity with the keyboard
> (shift lock/numlock/scroll lock). I have to reboot to correct the
> problem by disabling USB in the bios.

Buggy BIOS SMM emulation of PS/2 keyboard and mouse on the USB port.
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