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SubjectRe: 2.6.0-test5 atkbd.c: Unknown key (100% reproduceable)
On Sat, Sep 13, 2003 at 06:51:14PM +1000, Dmitri Katchalov wrote:

> I'm consistently getting this error:
> atkbd.c: Unknown key (set 2, scancode 0xab, on isa0060/serio0) pressed.
> This happens whenever I type 'f' in "<F7>usbdevfs". It then keeps
> repeating the 'f' until I press another key. I first noticed it when
> doing a search in mcedit but it also happens on command line and
> everywhere. It does not matter if I type it slow of fast. If I type
> less then the whole string (eg. "devf") the error does not occur but
> the letter 'f' occasionally gets eaten away.
> H/W: P4 (w/HT), ABIT IS7 M/B with Intel i865/ICH5 chipset,
> bog-standard cheap PS/2 kbd.
> S/W: Debian mid-way between stable and testing, 2.6.0-test5
> with SMP and preemptive, no extra tasks running (I can reproduce it at
> the login prompt immediately after reboot).

Question 1: Does the error remain if you switch off preemptive?

Question 2: Can you enable DEBUG in i8042.c, repeat the error
and mail me the resulting output?


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