Re: Missing keypress when ACPI enabled

Pavel Machek (
Thu, 6 Mar 2003 22:41:13 +0100


> Since about 2.5.60, the first 2.5 kernel that has built/booted for
> me, I've noticed X/Kscreensaver fails to capture a keystroke after
> about 20 minutes of inactivity, in the password login prompt. It is
> only the first keypress that is lost, all later keypresses work
> fine. I believe I've narrowed it down to an interaction with having
> ACPI enabled, as booting the kernel with 'acpi=off' seems to make
> the problem go away. I've attached dmesg and .config output. Please
> let me know if I can assist further.

Be happy (and keep your lines < 70 columns): HP omnibook locks up
randomly when you type on keyboard, and pressing power button is
needed to unlock it.


When do you have a heart between your knees?
[Johanka's followup: and *two* hearts?]
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