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From: Alan Stern <stern@rowland.harvard.edu>
To: Florin Iucha <florin@iucha.net>
Cc: Jiri Kosina <jikos@jikos.cz>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	<linux-usb-devel@lists.sourceforge.net>,
	Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de>,
	Trond Myklebust <trond.myklebust@fys.uio.no>
Subject: Re: heavy nfs[4]] causes fs badness Was: 2.6.20-rc4: known unfixed regressions (v2)
Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2007 14:07:14 -0500 (EST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.44L0.0701241404400.4368-100000@iolanthe.rowland.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20070124030447.GH11860@iucha.net>

On Tue, 23 Jan 2007, Florin Iucha wrote:

> > It would be nice to learn exactly why the keyboard stopped working.  Try
> > using the usbmon facility (instructions in Documentation/usb/usbmon.txt)
> > to see what happens when you type on the dead keyboard.  Be sure to turn
> > on CONFIG_USB_DEBUG as well.  And also check /proc/interrupts; each time
> > you hit a key the USB controller should get an interrupt.
> 
> Attached is the output from usbmon, unfortunately this kernel did not
> have CONFIG_USB_DEBUG set.  This is kernel 2.6.20-rc5.
> 
> So, the bus sees some traffic when the keyboard is used, but gdm does
> not receive any keystrokes.

So it's possible that the USB drivers are working correctly but the 
keystrokes are getting lost somewhere in the X server.  Can you switch to 
a VT (or kill the X server entirely) and see if the keyboard works then?

Alan Stern


  reply	other threads:[~2007-01-24 19:07 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <20070109214431.GH24369@iucha.net>
     [not found] ` <Pine.LNX.4.44L0.0701101052310.3289-100000@iolanthe.rowland.org>
2007-01-14 22:57   ` [linux-usb-devel] " Florin Iucha
2007-01-14 23:58     ` heavy nfs[4]] causes fs badness Was: " Florin Iucha
2007-01-15  0:14       ` Jiri Kosina
2007-01-15  2:02         ` Florin Iucha
2007-01-15 15:58           ` Alan Stern
2007-01-24  3:04             ` Florin Iucha
2007-01-24 19:07               ` Alan Stern [this message]
2007-01-15  0:14       ` Trond Myklebust
2007-01-15  2:11       ` Horst H. von Brand
2007-01-15 15:46         ` Florin Iucha

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