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From: Vojtech Pavlik <vojtech@suse.cz>
To: Stian Jordet <liste@jordet.nu>
Cc: Vojtech Pavlik <vojtech@suse.cz>, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Mouse/Keyboard problems with 2.5.38
Date: Tue, 8 Oct 2002 19:25:12 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20021008192512.B26021@ucw.cz> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1034097546.902.13.camel@chevrolet>; from liste@jordet.nu on Tue, Oct 08, 2002 at 07:18:06PM +0200

On Tue, Oct 08, 2002 at 07:18:06PM +0200, Stian Jordet wrote:
> tir, 2002-10-08 kl. 10:17 skrev Vojtech Pavlik:
> > On Tue, Oct 08, 2002 at 02:20:49AM +0200, Stian Jordet wrote:
> > > man, 2002-10-07 kl. 22:01 skrev Vojtech Pavlik:
> > > > On Mon, Oct 07, 2002 at 09:55:10PM +0200, Stian Jordet wrote:
> > > [snip]
> > > > > I was starting to think you had forgot me :)
> > > > 
> > > > In that case you should have reminded me of your problem. I tend to
> > > > forget when e-mails accumulate beyond a couple hundreds. ;)
> > > 
> > > I kinda did, in a polite manner. Perhaps I was to polite :)
> > > 
> > > > > The patch helped a lot. Now it doesn't crash at all. But when I use
> > > > > RIGHT-ALT+PAGE-UP, I get these errors a couple of times, then it
> > > > > suddenly works as it should.
> > > [snip}
> > > > I still don't like this behavior - the keyboard shouldn't reinitialize.
> > > > Can you repeat the same with I8042_DEBUG_IO?
> > > > 
> > > > I definitely wasn't able to reproduce this here with very violent
> > > > bashing at my keyboard. And l/r alt-pageup works here just fine.
> > > 
> > > Ok, this is very weird. I tried many times that first boot, and it
> > > wouldn't crash what so ever. Ok, it came up with some errors, but I
> > > couldn't get it to crash. After a recompile with debug enabled,
> > > everything went totally nuts. It didn't crash, but if I pressed S (or
> > > what ever key) I would get a screen full of that. Everything was crazy.
> > > But still no crash. I rebootet, still same behavior. Then I turned of
> > > debugging, and compiled again. And this time it started crashing again
> > > (!). I have no idea why, but now it's like it have always been. I have
> > > tried several times, used a fresh kerneltree, and patched again, no
> > > help. Freezes just like before. I will try some more tomorrow (I'm going
> > > to university in five hours), but I really can't understand what have
> > > happened. 
> > > 
> > > Thanks anyway for you work :)
> > 
> > I really wonder what your keyboard sends for those keys. To avoid the
> > freeze (and rescanning of the keyboard), you should be able to
> > comment-out these lines in atkbd.c:
> > 
> >          case ATKBD_KEY_BAT:
> >                  serio_rescan(atkbd->serio);
> >                  return;
> >  
> It didn't help at all. I just tried 2.5.41 instead of .40, and now I get
> an Oops. Earlier it just froze. Should I write it down?

Yes!

> I'm starting to feel a little embarassed since I'm the only one with
> this problem. It's not reallt a big deal, I can boot with i8042_direct,
> and it works fine.

Once 2.5 is more public, more people will be bitten by the problem you
have, so we need to fix it. Thanks a lot for your cooperation, and
please pardon my confusion about who sumbitted which problem, and if I
solved it already. :)

-- 
Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs

  reply	other threads:[~2002-10-08 17:19 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 23+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2002-09-25 23:31 Stian Jordet
2002-09-25 23:47 ` Brad Hards
2002-09-26  8:58 ` Vojtech Pavlik
2002-09-26 11:32   ` Stian Jordet
2002-09-26 11:37     ` Vojtech Pavlik
2002-09-26 15:30       ` Stian Jordet
2002-09-26 16:57         ` Vojtech Pavlik
2002-09-26 22:50           ` Stian Jordet
2002-09-27  7:10             ` Vojtech Pavlik
2002-09-27 11:51               ` Stian Jordet
2002-10-07 13:00                 ` Vojtech Pavlik
2002-10-07 19:55                   ` Stian Jordet
2002-10-07 20:01                     ` Vojtech Pavlik
2002-10-08  0:20                       ` Stian Jordet
2002-10-08  8:17                         ` Vojtech Pavlik
2002-10-08 17:18                           ` Stian Jordet
2002-10-08 17:25                             ` Vojtech Pavlik [this message]
2002-10-08 23:48                               ` Stian Jordet
     [not found]                                 ` <20021009082215.C1890@ucw.cz>
2002-10-09 10:42                                   ` Stian Jordet
2002-10-09  0:54                               ` Stian Jordet
2002-09-30 22:10               ` Stian Jordet
     [not found] <20021008085842.A4412@ucw.cz>
2002-10-08 17:14 ` Stian Jordet
2002-10-08 17:23   ` Vojtech Pavlik

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