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Re: Ultra10, keyboard with 2.6.9Subject: Re: Ultra10, keyboard with 2.6.9

On Thu, Nov 04, 2004 at 10:19:48AM +1300, Kim Shepherd wrote:
> > When I try to boot my Ultra10 with a 2.6.9 kernel everything is fine
> > until the end. When X is starting it fails, because there's no core
> > pointer. But not just core pointer is missing, I cannot use my
> > keyboard (SUN Type 6). Even Stop-A is not working.
> >
> > With a 2.4.27 (deb-package) everything is working great, so there is
> > something wrong with my 2.6 config (manually). What do I need to
> > enable to get my keyboard and mouse working with a 2.6?
> >
> > Any pointers are welcome.
> Heh, was that a deliberate pun? ;-)
> Erm, I think this has been covered heaps, but essentially 2.6.x needs an x86
> keymap -- I simply changed my keymap to a generic x86 one, since I wasn't
> going back to 2.4, but from what I've read here and elsewhere, telling your
> system to ignore any lines setting your keymaps will make your keyboard
> function in both kernels?

Strange, I only found a bug report about it, but it didn't say what to
do about it. Must have been looking in wrong direction (thus wrong

> While you're at it, since you're using an Ultra10 like me, please let me
> know if ALSA and the sun-cs4231 driver that comes with 2.6.9 works?

Hmm, sounds like I have to stick with the 2.4 for now ;-)

What I saw from the log files, it was recognized properly during boot,
but will check it and come back to that.


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