Bug 479235 - PS2 to USB converter fails
PS2 to USB converter fails
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2009-01-08 03:31 EST by AvatarSmith
Modified: 2009-12-18 02:32 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-12-18 02:32:28 EST
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Description AvatarSmith 2009-01-08 03:31:48 EST
Description of problem:

Newer intel mobos do not have PS2 ports any longer but my KVMs do, so I bought several of the 9.99 PS2 to USB adaptor Y cables (devices) while any wintel box will function, the kernel will only reconfigure one of the two devices on the y cable. 99% of the time it sees the mouse and tells the Key board to bug off, if I use a second (same make) PS2 to USB adaptor Y cable and plug in only keyboard, it seems to work fine. kernel DOES complain at boot time about usb device...(0) cant be initialized, (flys by to quick) 
Tell me what to enable to capture it and I'll send it (Think its core 8 or 9, but Saw this on 9 and EL5 too, thats why I think its usb kernel issue).

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How reproducible:
100% of the time when occurs (have a box it this state now )

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Comment 1 Pete Zaitcev 2009-01-16 12:30:20 EST
An output of dmesg(8) would help (run   dmesg >dmesg.out ). Please DO NOT
drop the dmesg.out into the comments box, but attach as a text file instead.
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