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SubjectRe: keyboard problem with 2.6.6
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On Fri, 04 Jun 2004 14:17:14 EDT, Horst von Brand said:
> Pavel Machek <pavel@suse.cz> said:

> > You get pretty nasty managment problems. How do you do init=/bin/bash
> > if your keyboard is userspace?
>
> You don't tell any kernel about that... it is the bootloader you are
> talking to. And that one may very well have integrated kbd support.

So GRUB knows about keyboards, lets you type in the "init=/bin/bash", it loads
the kernel, the kernel launches init, /bin/bash gets loaded - and /bin/bash
can't talk to the keyboard because the userspace handler hasn't happened. At
that point you're stuck...

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