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Subject[fixed]Re: /dev/psaux causing me lockups
It was a bug in my bios, updated it, everthings ok now.

Thanks

Glenn MCGrath

bug1 wrote:
>
> If i type "gpm-mouse-test /dev/psaux" or even "echo "1" >/dev/psaux" or
> "cat /dev/psaus" my machine totally freezes on me, cant even telnet to
> it.
>
> The lockups only occur if i have ps/2 mouse support compiled into the
> kernel.
>
> I dont ever use a ps/2 mouse, but i do use a ps/2 keyboard.
>
> Even though i dont need to use /dev/psaux some hardware detection
> programs automatically probe this device to try and detect a mouse,
> which is a problem.
>
> Does this sound like a problem with the kernel, or should hardware
> detection programs know they have to be carefull with /dev/psaux ?
>
> I havent tried to reproduce this on any other machines yet. The machine
> uses an aopen ax59pro motherboard, i tried two different serial mouse
> and two different ps/2 keyboards. Im using 2.2.15pre15, but ive always
> had lockups probing mice on this machine
>
> Thanks
>
> Glenn McGrath
>
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