Bug#661379: debian-installer: Keyboard connected via Logitech Unifying sender/receiver stops working during installation
On Mon, 2012-08-06 at 08:27 +0200, Christian PERRIER wrote:
> reassign 661379 linux
> tags 661379 d-i
> retitle 661379 Missing hid_logitech_dj module in D-I kernel
> Quoting Matt Horan (email@example.com):
> > I am seeing this behavior as well, and it makes installing Debian with
> > my wireless keyboard and mouse impossible.
> > The keyboard and mouse work fine when the system is up and running under
> > wheezy. However, I wanted to reinstall wheezy, but cannot because the
> > keyboard and mouse do not work in the installer.
> > When the system is up and running, I see that the hid_logitech_dj module
> > is loaded. Not sure if this is possibly missing from the installer.
> The choice of modules in the D-I kernel is shorter (for size issues)
> so it's very likely that adding this module could help.
> I see this in debian/installer/modules/input-modules:
> hid-apple ?
> hid-belkin ?
> hid-microsoft ?
> hid-logitech ?
> hid-monterey ?
> hid-sunplus ?
> hid-cherry ?
> synaptics_usb ?
> wistron_btns ?
> Dunno what the "?" means but anyway, I see no hid-logitech-dj here...
'?' means it's not an error if the module is missing (usually because
it's only built in some configurations). Not sure that actually makes
sense here, as any USB device can be used with any USB host.
> I suspect it was named hid-logitech and got renamed to
> Kernel team?
They are two different drivers.
Anyway, sorry for the delay; this will be fixed shortly.
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