USB keyboard support in 5.4

John Hay jhay at
Fri May 20 06:28:03 PDT 2005

> That did not *improve* things. It worked exactly the same.
> Experimenting, I put the 'device atkbd' line back in the kernel, having
> read that that makes the USB kb work as /dev/kbd0 instead of /dev/ukbd0,
> but that brought back the lockup behavior in single-user mode. Normal
> booting worked fine, OTT the 'busy' message, for both command-line and
> X. I'm just looking for perfection... ;-]

I use:


in my /boot/device.hints file and then the keyboard works in single
user mode. I guess the second one isn't needed.

John Hay -- John.Hay at / jhay at

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