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Bug 79773

Summary: 8.1 Beta2 - USB keyboard is non-functional when booting to a command-line interface
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Larry Troan <ltroan>
Component: kernelAssignee: Arjan van de Ven <arjanv>
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE QA Contact: Brian Brock <bbrock>
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Priority: high    
Version: 9CC: ichute, tao
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Hardware: i386   
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Description Larry Troan 2002-12-16 20:06:07 UTC
When booting the system to a command-line interface(run level=3) with a USB
keyboard, the keyboard is non-functional.  Desktop system uses an upcoming
nvidia chipset.

The hid module is installed, but not being used.

This system was initially configured/installed with a PS/2 keyboard, and
subsequently was replaced with a USB keyboard.   Will attempt to reproduce this
issue with an initially installed/configured USB keyboard.

Was able to use the keyboard when booting into runlevel=5 environment using GDM.
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Action by: ltroan
Believe this needs to be escalated to Bugzilla for Engineering to respond
directly. Will verify tomorrow.

ltroan assigned to issue for HP-ProLiant.
Category set to: Installer::Stage 2
Status set to: Waiting on Tech

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Action by: Marcg.Barber
Attempted to install 8.1b2 on the same system using USB keyboard and mouse. 
Since the installer begins in a text mode to test the media, the USB keyboard is
non-functional and the OS cannot be installed.

Comment 1 Larry Troan 2002-12-16 20:07:14 UTC
Escalated to Bugzilla per Engineering OK.

Comment 2 Larry Troan 2002-12-16 20:23:08 UTC
Issue Tracker 12418.

Comment 3 Arjan van de Ven 2002-12-16 20:26:21 UTC
do we have hw ?

Comment 4 Larry Troan 2003-02-21 00:53:56 UTC
MAY BE RELATED TO BUGZILLA 84525

Comment 5 Larry Troan 2003-03-07 14:02:05 UTC
FROM ISSUE TRACKER...
Event posted 03-07-2003 09:11am by ltroan with duration of 0.00        
Do we have hardware? Can you recommend a specific box we can use to recreate the
problem?

Status set to: Waiting on Client 

Comment 6 Larry Troan 2003-03-14 03:04:37 UTC
FROM ISSUE TRACKER
Event posted 03-07-2003 09:43am by Marcg.Barber with duration of 0.00        
This problem was reported on a system using nVidia's upcoming nForce2 chipset. 
I am not sure if the problem is specific to our version of this design, probably
impacts all nForce2 boards.

Comment 7 Larry Troan 2003-06-16 01:00:21 UTC
FROM ISSUE TRACKER
Event posted 05-08-2003 04:35pm by Marcg.Barber with duration of 0.00       
Does not impact RHEL3a....recommend closing. 
Believe this is also fixed in RHL9 GM.