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Bug 493

Summary: USB keyboards don't work with installation CD kernel
Product: Gentoo Linux Reporter: Arcady Genkin <agenkin-gentoo-bugzilla>
Component: [OLD] Core systemAssignee: Daniel Robbins (RETIRED) <drobbins>
Severity: blocker CC: agenkin-gentoo-bugzilla
Priority: High    
Version: 1.0 RC6 r14   
Hardware: x86   
OS: Linux   
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---

Description Arcady Genkin 2002-02-02 01:39:02 UTC
My USB keyboard did not work during the CD install of Gentoo 1.0rc6r14.
This was also reported by another user in message 
<> in gentoo-dev.

[What component should the installation PRs be filed under?]
Comment 1 Rodney Gordon II 2002-02-02 10:16:49 UTC
You can enable, with most BIOS', a type of emulation layer by selecting USB
Keyboard support in the BIOS. A work around, but something for now.
Comment 2 Arcady Genkin 2002-02-03 09:15:48 UTC
In my experience, the BIOS-based solution only work at LILO prompt, and stop 
working as soon as the kernel is loaded.
Comment 3 Daniel Robbins (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2002-02-05 01:03:31 UTC
The -r15.iso (being uploaded within the hour) includes full HID support which
should solve this problem.  Resubmit a bug if -r15 isn't working for you.
Comment 4 Arcady Genkin 2002-02-06 07:55:28 UTC
Just tested -r15, and it works fine.