Bug 65674 - Can't interactively boot w/ USB
Can't interactively boot w/ USB
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: initscripts (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-05-29 17:15 EDT by P Jones
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:27 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-09-29 15:59:03 EDT
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Description P Jones 2002-05-29 17:15:23 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:0.9.9) Gecko/20020513

Description of problem:
W/ USB keyboard, The prompt to enter "interactive" boot mode is before HID is
setup, thus, keyboard is not yet enabled.

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Steps to Reproduce:
Boot w/ USB, press I

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The best answer to this I can figure is to allow a kernel command line to
trigger interactive mode, or start HID in the initrd (optionally, with a kernel
cmdl to skip)
Comment 1 P Jones 2002-09-09 12:50:11 EDT
Note: Applies to current beta too.
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2005-09-29 15:59:03 EDT
Closing bugs on older, no longer supported, releases. Apologies for any lack of

If this persists on a current release, such as Fedora Core 4, please open a new bug.

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