Subject: Re: can't get into debugger with usb only Dell GX620
To: Tracy Di Marco White <>
From: Lennart Augustsson <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/05/2005 20:25:29
The problem is that the PS/2 keyboard driver is broken.
As soon as you kernel has pckbc configured the driver
will attach without verifying that there actually is
a PS/2 controller there.  And it will become the console

If you create a custom kernel without pckbd and pckbc
then the usb keyboard gets a chance and it will become

	-- Lennart

Tracy Di Marco White wrote:
> I've gotten a new Dell GX620, which has no ps/2 ports, only usb for
> keyboard & mouse.  I can't make it drop to the debugger, and I'm
> not sure how to debug this problem.  I've tried GENERIC, GENERIC.MP
> & GENERIC.MPACPI kernels from 3.0_BETA from last month, 3.0_RC5 &
> current from last week.
> Ideas?
> -Tracy