Using a USB keyboard at the root mount prompt

Hans Petter Selasky hselasky at
Sun Feb 21 21:46:02 UTC 2010

On Sunday 21 February 2010 22:30:58 Bruce Cran wrote:
> Hi,
> I just updated to the latest -CURRENT and installed the GENERIC kernel;
> I forgot to add support for the ahci driver and thus got dropped to the
> root mount prompt when I rebooted. Despite ukbd0 having been detected
> just before, the keyboard didn't work so I had to reboot and use
> kernel.old instead. Should USB keyboards work at that stage of the boot
> process?

Yes, USB keyboards should work at this stage. I'm not sure if the keyboard 
patch I made recently was committed or not yet.


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