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From: Dmitry Torokhov <dmitry.torokhov@gmail.com>
To: "Dr. David Alan Gilbert" <linux@treblig.org>
Cc: Jiri Kosina <jkosina@suse.cz>, "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-input@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: 2.6.{28,30} Keyboard not working on oldish machine
Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2009 11:06:36 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <200906231106.37460.dmitry.torokhov@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20090623185814.GB24108@gallifrey>

On Tuesday 23 June 2009 11:58:15 Dr. David Alan Gilbert wrote:
> * Jiri Kosina (jkosina@suse.cz) wrote:
> > On Mon, 22 Jun 2009, Dr. David Alan Gilbert wrote:
> > > > Yes, with i8042.noaux it works; dmesg snippet included below.
> > > > And in reply to hpa, it doesn't have a mouse port.
> > >
> > > I saw you also asked for a dmidecode -t system dmidecode says the
> > > machine has 'No SMBIOS nor DMI entry point'.
> >
> > Hmm, that means that there is no easy way to identify your particular
> > machine (which apparently has somewhat broken AUX i8042 port) in run-time
> > for quirk to be applied. I am afraid you'll need to live with specifying
> > the command-line kernel parameter on this machine.
>
> Yep; I'm OK with the i8042.noaux from my point of view, but it's a
> bit worrying that this used to work fine.  There's obviously been
> a change somewhere since 2.6.18 (and as I remember from the dmesg
> the keyboard and aux ports are being initialised in different orders).
> (Actually I say obviously since 2.6.18 - but the 2.6.18 I tried
> I think I only used the debian version - I should go back and
> see if I can do a vanilla one), but this box has been running
> Linux since the time it was originally bought with loads of distros
> and clean kernels years ago.
>
> While this machine is old, the motherboard was a pretty common one
> at the time.
>

Any chance I could get dmesg with i8042.debug with 2.6.18? There was
quite a large change back then when we got rid of the polling timer
in i8042.

-- 
Dmitry

  reply	other threads:[~2009-06-23 18:06 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 25+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-06-13 23:08 Dr. David Alan Gilbert
2009-06-13 22:54 ` Ozan Çağlayan
2009-06-14 17:49   ` Dr. David Alan Gilbert
2009-06-14  6:27 ` Pekka Enberg
2009-06-14  6:27   ` Pekka Enberg
2009-06-14  6:40 ` H. Peter Anvin
2009-06-14 12:27   ` Dr. David Alan Gilbert
2009-06-16  9:27     ` Jiri Kosina
2009-06-17 19:34       ` Dr. David Alan Gilbert
2009-06-17 20:40         ` H. Peter Anvin
2009-06-17 23:28         ` Jiri Kosina
2009-06-20 12:03           ` Dr. David Alan Gilbert
2009-06-22  9:29             ` Jiri Kosina
2009-06-22 19:46             ` Dr. David Alan Gilbert
2009-06-23  8:42               ` Jiri Kosina
2009-06-23 18:58                 ` Dr. David Alan Gilbert
2009-06-23 18:06                   ` Dmitry Torokhov [this message]
2009-06-28 14:04                     ` Dr. David Alan Gilbert
2009-06-29  9:06                       ` Jiri Kosina
2009-07-04  1:24                         ` Dr. David Alan Gilbert
2009-09-04  5:18                       ` Dmitry Torokhov
2009-09-05 23:51                         ` Dr. David Alan Gilbert
2009-09-08  6:12                           ` Dmitry Torokhov
2009-09-09  1:53                             ` Dmitry Torokhov
2009-09-12 15:00                               ` Dr. David Alan Gilbert

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