usb keyboard detected after mountroot

Emil Mikulic emikulic at
Thu May 28 05:02:19 UTC 2009

On Wed, May 27, 2009 at 03:29:19PM +0300, Andriy Gapon wrote:
> I think it's time to remind of this issue again.  I have no clue why
> it happens but on my system I consistently see that my USB keyboard is
> detected after mountroot. This worries me because this is a "legacy
> free" system, i.e. it has no PS/2 ports. So if something unexpected
> happens I won't be able to enter different boot device should kernel
> boot ever stop at mountroot prompt.

I have the same problem and filed a PR:

The PR contains a patch that calls pause() in the prompt code.  This
gets the keyboard detected but not actually working.  :(


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