Changes between Version 14 and Version 15 of ReportingBugs


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Timestamp:
Dec 28, 2017 6:22:05 PM (19 months ago)
Author:
humdinger
Comment:

Clarify using USB keyboards in KDL

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    4141=== Kernel Debugging Land ===
    42 Unless the system entered KDL by itself, you can normally do that by invoking the keyboard shortcut ''Alt-SysReq-D''. Note that in KDL your keyboard may not work. PS/2 keyboards always do, USB keyboards connected via UHCI controllers do only, if one has entered KDL via the keyboard shortcut at least once. USB OHCI is not supported at the moment.
     42Unless the system entered KDL by itself, you can normally do that by invoking the keyboard shortcut ''Alt-SysReq-D'' ("SysReq" being the Print key, normally). Note that in KDL your keyboard may not work. PS/2 keyboards always do, with USB keyboards it depends on the type of USB controller (UHCI/EHCI). Generally, the keyboard should be plugged into the port directly, not via any hubs. In some circumstances, the keyboard only works if one has entered KDL via the keyboard shortcut at least once. USB OHCI is not supported at the moment.
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    4444KDL itself is a kind of a shell. One can execute commands that print information about the system. The following commands might be of interest: