Re: Fedora Core 1.0, kernel-2.6.0-0 & PS2 keyboard problem

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On Wed, 2003-12-24 at 10:46, Dave Jones wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 24, 2003 at 10:36:49AM -0500, Cokey de Percin wrote:
>  > I'm having problems using a ps2 keyboard with the just released 2.6
>  > kernel and Core 1.0.  I downloaded, configured, compiled & installed the
>  > released 2.6.0 kernel (kernel-source-2.6.0-0.1.14.i386.rpm) and
>  > everything went smoothly until I tried to login from the 1st console (X
>  > is turned off locally) and the keyboard didn't work.  Thinking I had
>  > done something stupid when I rolled by own kernel, I pulled down a
>  > prebuilt kernel (kernel-2.6.0-0.1.14.i686.rpm) and installed it.  No
>  > change.  
> any relevant msgs in dmesg output ?
> As you're not averse to building your own kernels, you could try
> flipping the debug switch on in drivers/input/serio/i8042.c
> (line 42, just s/undef/define/)
> That should produce a slew of output as it detects the keyboard/mouse
> and when you hit/release a key.  If it actually does spew output,
> then this could be one of the corner cases the new input core doesn't
> handle yet (keyboard handling was completely rewritten, and some
> keyboards don't quite follow the specs it seems), in which case, the
> maintainer of this code ([email protected]) would probably like to hear
> about it.
> 		Dave
> -- 
>  Dave Jones

Ok, I'll do that.  Change has been made & kernel is recompiling now.  
I'll get the debug output on the way this evening...

Have a great holiday!


F. 'Cokey' de Percin, DBA       Email:
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