[Mageia-dev] USB Keyboard disabled in current stage1

Thierry Vignaud thierry.vignaud at gmail.com
Sat Mar 23 13:31:29 CET 2013

On 20 March 2013 21:39, AL13N <alien at rmail.be> wrote:
>> >> @thierry: i donno what you think of it, but imo:
>> >> A) fixing lstdetect would be the cleanest way (maybe not the simplest)
>> >> B) perhaps in the comparing i can workaround this, but the compare code
>> >> will not be as simple as it should...
>> >
>> > forgot to mention option C:
>> >
>> > C) using kmod in stage1
>> >
>> > but option C might not be as easy and will increase the stage1 size; and
>> > raises the question if stage2 is actually still needed then...?
>> As already said, stage1 uses ldetect which use libkmod, thus we already
>> are linked to it.
>> mdv switched to kmod.
>> You can look at it.
>> But show me the patch before commiting it.
>> In the meantime please upload a stage1 with your change revertd
> yeah, this might be over my head as a beginner in this kind of code...
> I was hoping a simple workaround would do for now, since we're already this
> late...
> but i guess since we're linking into libkmod anyway, it might as well be done.
> i'm not confident, but i'll give it a try.

I've backported the needed changes.
I've tested it with USB hid, it worked.
Please test too (normal modules + xen).
Then I'll submit it

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