[PVE-User] No keyboard in guest when using mouse/keyboard while theguest boots
dietmar at proxmox.com
Mon Jun 15 13:01:17 CEST 2009
Confused - setting "PS2_QUEUE_SIZE 15" is the solution? Or anything else
needs to be changed?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: pve-user-bounces at pve.proxmox.com [mailto:pve-user-
> bounces at pve.proxmox.com] On Behalf Of Tomasz Chmielewski
> Sent: Montag, 15. Juni 2009 11:36
> To: pve-user at pve.proxmox.com
> Subject: [PVE-User] No keyboard in guest when using mouse/keyboard
> while theguest boots
> Currently, qemu's implementation of i8042 controller is broken
> some BIOS issue) - if you type on the keyboard / move mouse while the
> guest boots, Linux guest will boot without keyboard.
> The core of the problem is: qemu's i8042 buffer (256 characters) will
> get full, and Linux i8042 controller initialization will not be able
> empty this buffer, as it assumes i8042 controller has a 16 characters
> The cause was more or less identified in "i8042.c: No controller
> thread on qemu-devel list; a workaround is to decrease "PS2_QUEUE_SIZE
> 256" to "PS2_QUEUE_SIZE 15".
> The fix is not in upstream qemu yet, but I would be glad if it was
> integrated in Proxmox VE, as currently, my Linux guests (didn't try
> Windows) almost always loose its keyboard as I reboot them and have
> console open.
> See also:
> and the rest of the thread.
> Tomasz Chmielewski
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