6.0 kernel will not boot past atkbd0
paul.koch at statseeker.com
Thu Nov 24 23:14:52 GMT 2005
On Fri, 25 Nov 2005 01:18 am, Pete French wrote:
> > I have the same behavior on Compaq AP400 (2xPIII 700MHz).
> > The problem disappeared when I disconnect the mouse.
> Ah! Now that is worth knowing - I didnt even think of trying that.
> So does anyone know why the mouse being connected causes it to not
> boot ?
> I can rebuild the kernel without the mouse driver, that might help...
We have an array of new ASUS machine connected through a KVM. These
machines panic when the kernel is probing for the mouse if ACPI is not
loaded. If a mouse is not plugged in, no panic. If ACPI is loaded and
the mouse is plugged in, it boots fine.
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