[fedora-virt] i8042.c: No controller found

Mark McLoughlin markmc at redhat.com
Tue Apr 14 15:42:34 UTC 2009

On Fri, 2009-04-10 at 13:47 -0600, Jerry James wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm doing some kernel development, using a virtual machine to manage
> the frequent reboots.  The host is an 8-core x86_64 Fedora 10 machine
> with 8GB of RAM.  The guest is a 2-core x86_64 CentOS 5.3 machine with
> 1GB of RAM.  I'm starting the virtual machine as follows:
> qemu-kvm -m 1G -smp 2 -k en-us -std-vga -name CentOS5.3 -hda
> /var/lib/libvirt/images/CentOS5.3.img "$@"
> Approximately every other reboot, when the CentOS kernel is just
> starting up, I see this message on the console:
>   i8042.c: No controller found

I doubt this message is your problem, see e.g.


It's just that that message is printed using KERN_ERR instead of


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