preview release: kernel 2.6.11-1 input device lockup

Fred Blaise chapeaurouge at
Fri Mar 11 07:56:12 CST 2005

I mean the mouse and keyboard stop responding completely, and the only
thing to do is to hit the power off button.

On Fri, 2005-03-11 at 14:07 +0100, Fred Blaise wrote:
> Hello
> just installed hoary preview release, works good until i upgrade to
> latest kernel, 2.6.11-1.
> my laptop is a dell inspiron 5150 3ghz. it is SMP capable, but it is not
> enabled now.
> When you boot on the 2.6.11-1 kernel, there's an error msg right at the
> beginning saying (this is the obvious stuff that seems to differ from
> the boot of 2.6.10-4):
> i8042.c Cant read CTR while initializing i8042.
> from then every input is locked up. Never had that pb before. It happens
> everytime.
> Cheers
> fred
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