[issue816] db> prompt flood on MP systems with USB keyboard

Justin C. Sherrill justin at shiningsilence.com
Sun Sep 30 15:08:13 PDT 2007

On Sun, September 30, 2007 4:49 pm, Gergo Szakal wrote:
> New submission from Gergo Szakal <bastyaelvtars at gmail.com>:
> When I have an USB keyboard plugged in on boot, I can press F1, then the
> boot logo and the menu appears where it reacts to the keys either. But
> afterwards, upon device initialization I get a db> prompt flood. Cannot
> stop it, only reset helps. After unplugging the USB keyboard and
> booting that way it works fine.  All this on 1.10.1 with SMP kernels
> (also APIC_IO).

This is similar behavior to what has been described with trying to boot a
MacBook, if there's any keyboard input during the boot process.

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