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    SubjectRe: 2.6.18-rc5-mm1
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    On Friday 01 September 2006 21:12, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
    > On Friday 01 September 2006 21:06, Grant Coady wrote:
    > > On Fri, 1 Sep 2006 01:58:18 -0700, Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> wrote:
    > >
    > > >
    > > >ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.18-rc5/2.6.18-rc5-mm1/
    > > ...
    > > >- See the `hot-fixes' directory for any important updates to this patchset.
    > > >
    > > Okay, I applied hotfixes and it crashed on boot, keyboard LEDs flashing:
    > >
    > > Repeating message, hand copied:
    > > atkbd.c: Spurious ACK in isa0060/serio0. Some program might be trying access
    > > hardware directly.
    > >
    >
    > Please try booting with i8042.panicblink=0 to see the real oops (important
    > data).

    .. or try the patch below.

    --
    Dmitry


    Input: i8042 - disable keyboard port when panicking and blinking

    This should get rid of "spurious ACK" messages from atkbd driver
    during panic.

    Signed-off-by: Dmitry Torokhov <dtor@mail.ru>
    ---

    drivers/input/serio/i8042.c | 7 +++++++
    1 files changed, 7 insertions(+)

    Index: work/drivers/input/serio/i8042.c
    ===================================================================
    --- work.orig/drivers/input/serio/i8042.c
    +++ work/drivers/input/serio/i8042.c
    @@ -836,9 +836,16 @@ static long i8042_panic_blink(long count
    */
    if (!i8042_blink_frequency)
    return 0;
    +
    if (count - last_blink < i8042_blink_frequency)
    return 0;

    + /*
    + * Disable keyboard port so ATKBD won't fill logs with
    + * "spurious ACK" messages
    + */
    + i8042_ports[I8042_KBD_PORT_NO].exists = 0;
    +
    led ^= 0x01 | 0x04;
    while (i8042_read_status() & I8042_STR_IBF)
    DELAY;
    --
    VGER BF report: H 0
    -
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