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SubjectRe: 2.6.5: keyboard lockup on a Toshiba laptop
* Grzegorz Kulewski <>:

> > > They only appear at boot time for me (just once of course). Maybe
> > > your keyboard was disconnected or kernel was thinking that it was
> > > disconnected and connected again?...
> >
> > Nope. It's a laptop!
> Ok, so it was connected (but it can still have not full electrical
> contact...).

Rather unlikely, since thi snever happens with 2.4.x

> But kernel (because of some bug) can think it was reconnected and
> initialize the driver second time making kb unusable... Can't it?

Absolutely. This whole serio stuff causes nothing but grief.

Ralf Hildebrandt (Im Auftrag des Referat V a)
Charite - Universitätsmedizin Berlin Tel. +49 (0)30-450 570-155
Gemeinsame Einrichtung von FU- und HU-Berlin Fax. +49 (0)30-450 570-916
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