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keyboard loss in DF

From: Jeroen Ruigrok/asmodai <asmodai@xxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 2 Dec 2004 15:15:43 +0100


for the past few weeks/months I've been plagued on this machine at work by a
loss of the keyboard.

It's a PS/2 one:

atkbdc0: <Keyboard controller (i8042)> at port 0x60,0x64 on isa0
atkbd0: <AT Keyboard> flags 0x1 irq 1 on atkbdc0
kbd0 at atkbd0

Doesn't matter if I use console or X, the keyboard is just dead.  Plugging
it in/out of the PS/2 port doesn't reset, at least not within DF.  Resetting
the box and going through boot again re-enables my keyboard.

I know Emiel has suffered the same, not sure if it is also a PS/2 one
though, and I was just told by Sascha that Chris (Pressey) also experiences
this problem, also with atkbd (from what Sascha remembered).  Chris suspects
M_WAIT* malloc() changes in atkbd.c.

The occurency is, for me, non-repeatable.  Right now I have been typing for
over 10 minutes whereas before I locked up right after my reboot to clear
the problem.

Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven <asmodai(at)wxs.nl> / asmodai / kita no mono
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