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    SubjectRe: USB Keyboards for x86/uhci in 2.4- kernels?
    On Tue, Jan 09, 2001 at 11:55:14PM -0700, Benson Chow wrote:
    > Anyone tried using these beasts on a x86?
    > Anyway, what's happening: In BIOS my USB keyboard works really poorly -
    > it almost seems scancodes get dropped left and right. Ok, so I don't mind
    > too much, i'm sure BIOS has a very limited driver. After booting
    > Microsoft's offerring, it would work fine after it installs its driver.
    > I also tried this same keyboard on a HPUX Visualize C3600 workstation and
    > it also works nicely.
    > However linux would never fix this "scancode drop" syndrome even after
    > loading the hid or usbkbd driver. Both my Via uhci USB motherboard and
    > PIIX3 USB motherboard exhibit this usb keyboard strangeness
    > with the hid or usbkbd driver is installed. I think the PIIX3
    > motherboard's bios doesnt handle USB properly so it doesn't even work in
    > BIOS setup. Any idea what's going on? Is there some other driver or
    > utility I need to install/run to get it working? Maybe just my bad bios?
    > BTW: my USB Mouse, and USB Printer seem to work nicely in 2.4.0-release.
    > USB KBD: NMB USB 104-key PC-Style
    > USB Mouse: Microsoft Intellimouse w/Intellieye 1.0, Logitech Optical Wheel
    > USB Printer: HP Deskjet 880C
    > USB Hub: Belkin 4-port
    > Intel 82437SB(?) PIIX3 and Via 82C686(?) USB controller
    > Working: Stock HPUX10.2 HP Visualize C3600 PARISC2 Workstation
    > Working: Microsoft Windows 98 First Edition on the Via.

    What modules are loaded?
    What's in /proc/bus/usb/devices?
    What's in dmesg?

    Vojtech Pavlik
    SuSE Labs
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