cvs commit: src/share/man/man4 atkbdc.4 src/sys/dev/kbd atkbdc.c

David O'Brien obrien at FreeBSD.org
Thu Apr 7 16:56:32 PDT 2005


On Thu, Apr 07, 2005 at 02:03:27PM -0400, John Baldwin wrote:
> On Thursday 07 April 2005 01:15 pm, Maxim Sobolev wrote:
> > sobomax     2005-04-07 17:15:10 UTC
> >
> >   FreeBSD src repository
> >
> >   Modified files:
> >     share/man/man4       atkbdc.4
> >     sys/dev/kbd          atkbdc.c
> >   Log:
> >   Provide a new tunable hw.atkbdc.broken_kit_cmd, which if set to 1
> >   instructs the driver to avoid using Keyboard Interface Test command.
> >   This command causes problems with some non-compliant hardware, resulting
> >   in machine being abruptly powered down early in the boot process.
> >
> >   Particularly it's known that HP ZV5000 and Compaq R3000Z notebooks
> >   are affected by this problem.
> >
> >   Due to popularity of those models this patch is good MFC5.4 candidate.
> >
> >   PR:             67745
> >   Submitted by:   Jung-uk Kim jkim at niksun.com
> >   MFC after:      1 days
> 
> Umm, this PR is closed because there's already a hint flag (0x8) to do this.  
> Does the hint flag not work and did you ask Jung-uk if the patch is still 
> necessary before you committed this?

It would be nice if someone would comment on the email I sent to
freebsd-current if we can add a "save keyboard" mode to the bootloader
which would set hw.atkbdc.kbd0.flags to 0x9.  Wouldn't that solve all the
keyboard issues?
 
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-- David  (obrien at FreeBSD.org)


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