Re: KDB blindly reads keyboard port

From: Matthew Wilcox <>
Date: 2006-11-10 15:28:03
On Fri, Nov 10, 2006 at 03:23:20PM +1100, Keith Owens wrote:
> Bjron, could you try kdb-v4.4-2.6.19-rc5-{common,ia64}-2 on your
> problem system?  I changed kdb so it only uses the keyboard if at least
> one console matches the pattern /^tty[0-9]*$/.  IOW, if the user
> specifies an i8042 style console on the command line (or uses the
> default with CONFIG_VT=y) then kdb will attempt to use that keyboard.
> Otherwise kdb ignores a VT style console, even when the kernel is
> compiled with CONFIG_VT=y.

If I'm using an HP Integrity system with a USB keyboard, won't I still
have a console that matches ^tty[0-9]*$ ?
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