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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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