No keyboard with L4Linux

Adam Lackorzynski adam at
Wed Aug 23 23:48:45 CEST 2006

On Wed Aug 23, 2006 at 18:09:16 +0200, FERANDELLE Pascal wrote:
> I boot L4Linux-2.6 on Fiasco, using l4con on a graphical console, and the drops ramdisk.
> Everything boots well, and I obtain the "dropsbox login:", but, unfortunately, I have no keyboard entry ...
> In the previous kernel messages, there is one saying :
> i8042.c: Can't read CTR while initializing i8042
> Can it be related to my problem ?

Likely, yes. You need to deactivate this driver in the Linux
configuration. (Drivers -> Input device support -> Hardware I/O ports).
It has probably deconfigured the keyboard controller so that is doesn't
work properly anymore.

Adam                 adam at

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