Subject: Re: kern/11873: wskbd doesn't work if it's not the console
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Andrew Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/02/2001 12:10:26
> When wskbd is not the console keyboard, it doesn't work, i.e.
> no input gets through.
i find this amusing...because i discovered the eact same thing last
night when i was trying to get x to work.
> I have a kernel config file aimed at reproducing a problem while
> running X, but having a serial console, to be able to use DDB.
> Its config file is appended below. wsdisplay, kbd, and how they
> are attached seem to be probed correctly, but any getty process
> running on /dev/ttyE* does not receive any keyboard input.
is this a laptop machine?
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