Re: parport-970402 released

Philip Blundell (
Mon, 7 Apr 1997 12:33:05 +0000 (GMT)

On 6 Apr 1997, Michael Harnois wrote:

> I thought this looked very interesting, and I got it patched into
> 2.1.32 just fine, and compiled ... and then when I rebooted, I had no
> keyboard and X couldn't find my PS/2 mouse on /dev/psaux. The
> documentation is rather sketchy ... do you have a web page or
> something? should have a link to all the web
resources there are (not very many, admittedly).

It sounds like your PS/2 controller has been wiped out. Are you sure
parport is to blame? It ought not to touch any hardware other than the
parallel ports. Do you know what address the PS/2 stuff lives at?