Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 76355
cannot install 8.0 on Compaq Presario with USB keyboard
Last modified: 2008-08-01 12:22:52 EDT
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Description of problem:
After booting cd #1 my keyboard stop working: so I cant answer to the
first question about testing of the media.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.boot cd #1
3.the keyborad doesn't work
It works fine with 7.1.
Does you BIOS support legacy keyboard emulation of your USB keyboard?
yes, my BIOS supports legacy keyboard emulation of USB keyboard (seen during
Just bear in mind that I have a W2k partition on same disk and it works fine as
well as it did it with 7.1. Problems started with 7.2 7.3 and now with 8.0.
Let me know if you need more infos.
This would appear to be a kernel issue with USB.
I have the same problem with a Compaq Presario. Is this a similar bug to 75596?
I've got the same problem. May I hope to get a resolution soon?
In a Compaq Presario 1500 (version 1525EA) the install Red Hat Linux 8.0
process hangs while detecting the partitions (during the kernel boot); with RH
7.2 it installs but I can't put the display to work (although I didn't try the
Accoording to an entry in another newsgroup, the problem is solved by using
kernel 2.4.19 + a patch to 2.4.10-pre10.
Thanks for the bug report. However, Red Hat no longer maintains this version of
the product. Please upgrade to the latest version and open a new bug if the problem
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