lkml.org 
[lkml]   [1998]   [Oct]   [1]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
From
Date
SubjectRe: keyboard lockups on Compaq
>I've got several Compaq Deskpro EP's that don't seem to like Linux.
>After doing the RedHat install, which worked fine, there's about a
>50-50 chance that when the machine reboots the keyboard will not be
>usable.

Same problem here, with the same Compaq model. It seems to be the
keyboard reset code that needs a "full reset" rather than the
more limited setup normally done by the kernel.

In the 2.1 kernels, there is a "kbd-reset" boot parameter you can
use. With 2.0, you'll need to change drivers/char/keyboard.c and
remove the "#ifndef __i386__" / "#endif" surrounding the definitions
for the keyboard reset (it's right near the beginning of the file).

That seems to cure the problem for me.

--
Henrik Storner | "testing? What's that? If it compiles, it is good,
| if it boots up it is perfect."
| Linus Torvalds

-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.rutgers.edu
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:44    [from the cache]
©2003-2014 Jasper Spaans. Advertise on this site