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Bug 78873 - PS/2 keyboard disabled when PS/2 mouse not present
Summary: PS/2 keyboard disabled when PS/2 mouse not present
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel
Version: 8.0
Hardware: i586
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Arjan van de Ven
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-12-02 16:43 UTC by Adam Pribyl
Modified: 2008-08-01 16:22 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2004-09-30 15:40:15 UTC

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Description Adam Pribyl 2002-12-02 16:43:00 UTC
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Description of problem:
PS/2 keyboard is not working when you unplug PS/2 mouse and you are booting to
init5. (RH8.0 is installed with PS/2 mouse and keyboard.)

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install RH8.0 with PS/2 mouse and PS/2 keyboard and boot to init5
2.Shutdown, unplug PS/2 mouse. And start machine.

Actual Results:  After start of X, PS/2 keyboard is not working.

Expected Results:  Keyboard should work, otherwise you can only reset machine.

Additional info:

Maybe it is hardware dependent.
This is MSI 694T board.

Comment 1 Mike A. Harris 2002-12-02 17:00:13 UTC
known kernel bug, reassigning..

Comment 2 Alan Cox 2002-12-16 05:00:43 UTC
Fixed in my current tree

Comment 3 Bugzilla owner 2004-09-30 15:40:15 UTC
Thanks for the bug report. However, Red Hat no longer maintains this version of
the product. Please upgrade to the latest version and open a new bug if the problem

The Fedora Legacy project ( maintains some older releases, 
and if you believe this bug is interesting to them, please report the problem in
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