Re: 2.6.{28,30} Keyboard not working on oldish machine

From: Jiri Kosina
Date: Tue Jun 23 2009 - 04:42:25 EST

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.

Jiri Kosina
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