Bug#771623: installation-reports: expert installer 'targeted' initrd does not contain modules for USB keyboard on intended system
Please ignore the system information, this is an attempt to install jessie beta
2 from netinst.
I used 'expert mode' to install for various reasons, and when presented with
the choice between generic and targeted initrd images, I chose targeted, since
I was fairly comfortable that the hardware in this system will not change til
I also set up an encrypted / and a cleartext /boot.
Upon booting, I am asked: "Please unlock disk sdg5_crypt:"
However, my USB keyboard is unusable despite working fine during most of the
rest of the boot process.
There is an excellent description of the problem at . It appears that more
USB / USBHID modules should be included in the 'targeted' initrd - having USB
keyboard support broken on the system for which the initrd was targeted is not
good, as you can't unlock your system without a PS/2 keyboard.
-- System Information:
Debian Release: 7.6
Architecture: armhf (armv6l)
Kernel: Linux 3.12.28+ (PREEMPT)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash