amd64/67745: boot fails on compaq presario r3000z

John Baldwin jhb at
Mon Nov 1 11:31:27 PST 2004

On Sunday 31 October 2004 01:12 am, David O'Brien wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 30, 2004 at 07:40:29PM +0000, Nicolas Blais wrote:
> >  How come the patch exists.... works perfectly.... and isn't being
> > commited?
> Because it removes code that does something on other machines.  No one
> has done a good analysis of why this fixes booting on a few models of
> laptops.  Thus we don't understand the consequences of this change.

We could add a flag to the atkbd driver so that the probe could be turned off 
via hints.  That at least wouldn't require a custom kernel for installing, 

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