ukbd probe order regression
Hans Petter Selasky
hselasky at c2i.net
Wed Feb 3 09:58:13 UTC 2010
On Wednesday 03 February 2010 10:47:56 Peter Jeremy wrote:
> [Based on a thread in -stable]
> I am trying to upgrade a Dell GX620 from FreeBSD 7.1 to a recent
> FreeBSD 8-stable and have run into a regression in the ukbd probe
> order. This box has no PS/2 ports and therefore I use a USB
> keyboard (and have removed atkbdc, atkbd and kbdmux from my kernel).
> All relevant USB devices are compiled in.
> In 7.x, ukbd probes before the kernel mounts root. In 8.x, ukbd
> probes after the kernel mounts root (it actually probes asynchronously
> after the "Enter full pathname of shell..." prompt). (This bit me
> badly because I managed to screw up my root disk name and got
> prompted with 'mountroot>' but had no keyboard).
> The GX620 is a P4 system with an ICH7 chipse. The keyboard is a Dell
> SK-8115 connected directly to a motherboard port (I've tried several
> different USB ports without improvement). I've also tried a Dell
> SK-8135 (which is the "multimedia" variant and has a builtin hub)
> which behaves the same.
> I've uploaded full details as follows:
> FreeBSD 7.x verbose dmesg: http://pastebin.ca/1776339
> FreeBSD 8.x verbose dmesg: http://pastebin.ca/1776359
> "pciconf -lv" (same in 7 & 8): http://pastebin.ca/1776363
> The output from 'usbdevs -v' on FreeBSD 7 is:
> Controller /dev/usb0:
> addr 1: full speed, self powered, config 1, UHCI root hub(0x0000),
> Intel(0x0000), rev 1.00
There has been some patches to ukbd.c recently. Try to apply those first:
fetch -o /usr/src/sys/dev/usb/input/ukbd.c
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