cvs commit: src/share/man/man4 atkbdc.4 src/sys/dev/kbd atkbdc.c
obrien at FreeBSD.org
Thu Apr 7 16:56:33 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
-- David (obrien at FreeBSD.org)
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