USB support + Supermicro IPMI KVM = no keyboard

Steven Hartland killing at
Tue Jan 29 05:11:19 PST 2008

When booting a default kernel e.g. standard install cd the KVM over LAN
keyboard on Supermicro's IPMI modules refuse to function. Once installed
if we build a kernel without USB all is good.

So two questions:-
1. Can usb support be disabled from the loader?
2. Anyone got any ideas why USB would break the IPMI keyboard?


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