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SubjectRe: 2.4.31 CONFIG_INPUT_KEYBDEV
On Mon, Oct 10, 2005 at 07:24:02PM +0100, Nick Warne wrote:
> On Sunday 09 October 2005 21:40, Willy Tarreau wrote:
>
> > > Oct 9 10:41:49 kernel: keyboard: Timeout - AT keyboard not present?(ed)
> > > Oct 9 10:41:50 kernel: keyboard: Timeout - AT keyboard not present?(f4)
> >
> > (...)
> >
> > > Therefore I still have to manually edit include/linux/pc_keyb.h to undef
> > > the (no) keyboard timeouts:
> >
> > This option is not used for pc_keyb.c inclusion which is linked unless you
> > set CONFIG_DUMMY_KEYB (check drivers/char/Makefile for this), in which case
> > you'll use dummy_keyb.c which was made exactly for your usage.
>
> OK, thanks, but I am still confused. I had to add CONFIG_DUMMY_KEYB=y
> manually (i386), as nowhere could I find an option in menuconfig (and
> find/grep revealed nothing either)...
>
> This now boots with no keyboard warnings, as suggested (after I removed keymap
> etc. from start scripts). But I still think I done it all wrong?

Not necessarily, it may be that too few people use it and the option has
vanished from any config. You can provide a patch to re-enable it if you
want. In this case, please also provide a little help in Configure.help.

Regards,
Willy

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