Re: PNP PS/2 probing racy?

From: Andi Kleen
Date: Thu Jan 28 2010 - 11:22:59 EST

On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 07:57:47AM -0800, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I noticed that on one test system of machine when booting the same
>> kernel I get:
>> PNP: No PS/2 controller found. Probing ports directly.
>> serio: i8042 KBD port at 0x60,0x64 irq 1
>> serio: i8042 AUX port at 0x60,0x64 irq 12
>> and sometimes on another boot
>> PNP: PS/2 Controller [PNP0303:PS2K,PNP0f03:PS2M] at 0x60,0x64 irq 1,12
>> Since I presume the BIOS does not change, is it possible the Linux
>> procedure for this PNP probe is racy? I haven't checked the code so far.
> Are you using KVM with that box by any chance?

Yes, it uses a KVM, but the console was always on it.


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