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Re: macbook keyboard workaround (Re: [PATCH] Loading windows in macbook)

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: macbook keyboard workaround (Re: [PATCH] Loading windows in macbook)
Date: Sun, 29 Jun 2008 23:08:39 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

On Sun, Jun 29, 2008 at 09:02:19PM +0300, Vesa Jääskeläinen wrote:
> Bean wrote:
> >On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 1:36 AM, Robert Millan <address@hidden> wrote:
> >>On Sun, Jun 29, 2008 at 07:43:13PM +0800, Bean wrote:
> >>>>Strange.. does it work for you if you chainload it from GRUB Legacy?
> >>>Hi,
> >>>
> >>>But grub legacy should have the keyboard issue as well, is there a
> >>>patch for it ?
> >>In the debian version we have this patch:
> >>
> >>
> >
> >Hi,
> >
> >Oh, that patch uses busy waiting, is it good ?
> >
> >Anyway, I just try chainloading core.img from grub legacy, it's ok,
> >the keyboard doesn't hang.
> Busy looping is the last thing we want to have.
> If this is the way for mac, then detect mac and add workaround for only it.

This is from the patch we had for GRUB Legacy in Debian.  Don't worry about
it, official GRUB 2 has a proper hack Bean made.

Robert Millan

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