Bug 169935 - [keyboard] Unable use USB keyboard while panic
Summary: [keyboard] Unable use USB keyboard while panic
Status: Open
Alias: None
Product: Base System
Classification: Unclassified
Component: usb (show other bugs)
Version: Unspecified
Hardware: Any Any
: Normal Affects Only Me
Assignee: freebsd-usb (Nobody)
Depends on:
Reported: 2012-07-17 12:30 UTC by kes-kes
Modified: 2018-01-03 05:16 UTC (History)
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Description kes-kes 2012-07-17 12:30:06 UTC
I have kernel panic occur and get prompt of gdb>

But unfortunately I can not use my keyboard because of all devices are stoped ((((


Use PS/2 keyboard =)
Comment 1 Mark Linimon freebsd_committer freebsd_triage 2012-07-18 18:16:02 UTC
Responsible Changed
From-To: freebsd-bugs->freebsd-usb

Over to maintainer(s).
Comment 2 Hans Petter Selasky 2012-07-23 12:35:16 UTC

Is the USB keyboard attached prior to panic?

If yes, it should work, unless it is a crash inside the USB code.

If not, this is currently not supported.

Comment 3 dave 2013-11-19 21:35:34 UTC
Just another datapoint. If I get a panic really early on (e.g. a fatal 
trap 12 during the very first part of the kernel's booting process) I 
experience this same issue. I've dropped to a debugger, but can't trace 
what happened because the keyboard does not work.

Using a PS/2 does not work as this machine has no PS/2 keyboard 
interface. :)
Dave Hayes - Consultant - Altadena CA, USA - dave@jetcafe.org
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Comment 4 Eitan Adler freebsd_committer freebsd_triage 2017-12-31 08:01:38 UTC
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Status: In Progress Changed: (is less than) 2014-06-01

Reset to default assignee and clear in-progress tags.

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