Bug#586133: Boot process pauses indefinitely waiting for keyboard activity
Kushal Koolwal wrote:
> Sorry for not responding earlier. I think this one is a wild goose
> chase at least in my case it was like that. Also, I don't have access
> to the system anymore exhibiting the problem. Most likely this seems
> to be a BIOS/Firmware bug.
If I remember correctly there have been bugs like this before (e.g.,
broken DSDT putting the EC in an unpleasant state) which could be
worked around by the kernel. Sorry we didn't get to it in time.
Do you remember what make and model that machine had?