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Re: USB-related boot hang/"hang" on 5.0.1 ("Edward B. DREGER") writes:

>* Dell DXP061 (Core2 Duo);
>* keyboard connected via USB (alas, no PS/2 nor serial ports);
>* stock $arch 5.0.1 installer CD (same results on both amd64 and i386).

>The kernel appears to hang during device probing, shortly after
>detecting wd0.

>If, however, USB support is _disabled_ completely via CMOS setup, the
>system boots to userland... albeit with no keyboard.

Some Linux users seemed to have the same problem and related it to
an old BIOS version (2.3.1). After a BIOS update the keyboard did work.

                                Michael van Elst
                                "A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."

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