Bug 519484 - New kernel kills keyboard and mouse input
Summary: New kernel kills keyboard and mouse input
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel
Version: 12
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Kernel Maintainer List
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2009-08-26 19:26 UTC by Darryl L. Pierce
Modified: 2015-06-22 00:07 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2010-12-05 06:33:07 UTC
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Description Darryl L. Pierce 2009-08-26 19:26:29 UTC
Description of problem:
When booting the new kernel, I get a black background during the graphical boot process and the keyboard and mouse both lock up. The system boots normally and is accessible via SSH, but no local input device works.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
(mcpierce@mcpierce-beta:~)$ rpm -q kernel

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot with kernel 2.6.31-0.174.rc7.git2
Actual results:
Keyboard and mouse input is unavailable.

Expected results:
Keyboard and mouse should work.

Additional info:
I can boot with any previously installed kernel and all input devices work as expected.

Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2009-11-16 11:43:42 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 12 development cycle.
Changing version to '12'.

More information and reason for this action is here:

Comment 2 Ray Evans 2010-02-04 03:54:26 UTC
This is now reproducible in 'rawhide' F13 on one of my systems.   I use Microsoft USB comfort curve 2000 keyboard and intellimouse explorer 3.0 mouse.  Note that using single user mode the devices work.  The moment the system invokes kdm they become INOP.

Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2010-11-04 10:21:23 UTC
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Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2010-12-05 06:33:07 UTC
Fedora 12 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2010-12-02. Fedora 12 is 
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