Re: 2.6.8 rc2 still has keyboard trouble

From: Martin Schlemmer
Date: Sun Jul 18 2004 - 13:15:49 EST

On Sun, 2004-07-18 at 15:26, Steve Underwood wrote:
> Hi all,
> It seems widely reported that recent versions of Linux do not work
> properly with non-USB keyboards and mice when built for SMP. I just
> tried 2.6.8rc2, and the problem is still there. The workaround many
> people have is to turn off USB legacy support in their BIOS. On my Tyan
> 2665 motherboard there is no BIOS option to do this. If I turn off USB
> support completely in the BIOS my machine runs OK, but then...... well,
> I want USB working :-) With a non-SMP kernel I do not have any problems.
> Is this problem being actively addressed by anyone, or is the "turn off
> legacy support" workaround considered an adequate fix?

Maybe try -rc1-mm1 (or whatever the latest) or try the bk-input.patch
from the latest, as I use it, with ps/2 keyboard and legacy usb
support enabled in the bios ...

Martin Schlemmer

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