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SubjectRe: commit a802dd0e breaks console keyboard input
Heiko Carstens wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 05:52:57AM -0700, w41ter@gmail.com wrote:
>> On Fri, 24 Oct 2008, Heiko Carstens wrote:
>>> On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 05:09:24PM -0700, walt wrote:
>>>> Hi team,
>>>>
>>>> commit a802dd0eb5fc97a50cf1abb1f788a8f6cc5db635
>>>> Author: Heiko Carstens<heiko.carstens@de.ibm.com>
>>>> Date: Mon Oct 13 23:50:08 2008 +0200
>>>>
>>>> Call init_workqueues before pre smp initcalls.
>>>>
>>>> This commit causes the console login prompt to ignore my keystrokes
>>>> so I'm unable to log in (though ssh works fine). Oddly, if I hit
>>>> ctrl-alt-delete the machine does reboot, but no other keystrokes
>>>> appear on the screen or have any effect that I can detect...

> Please try the patch below. It basically reverts the whole stop_machine
> patches. That way we should know if it really comes from the moved init
> call or if it is some other weird bug. I would have expected more bug
> reports if the stop_machine patches would be broken. Hmmm...

<second patch snipped for brevity>

Yes your second patch fixes the keyboard problem, thanks. The lack of
other complainers is what made me think of a BIOS bug, but that's just
wild guesswork on my part. I'm happy to keep trying patches if you can
keep making them :-)


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