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Re: How to stop kudzu detection of keyboard



At 09:47 PM 9/28/2005, you wrote:
On Wed, Sep 28, 2005 at 08:09:45PM -0500, Steve Buehler wrote:
>       Running RedHat AS 4.1.  I have just setup a few servers and once
> they are put on the rack, they won't have a keyboard, mouse or
> monitor hooked to them.  The problem is that booting without the
> keyboard hooked up, the hardware detection (kudzu) comes up and it
> waits for 30 seconds before going on and booting the rest of the
> way.  How can I stop this.  I don't remember having this problem
> before version 4.1.  It might just be that I never checked before.

For stable servers, you don't need kudzu.  Just turn it off with
chkconfig and if you make a hardware change in the future, turn it back
until you've got everything configured, then turn it back off again.

The last thing you want in a server is kudzu mucking around with the
hardware config unexpectedly.

Just wanted to thank Ed Wilts, Chockalingam and Alfred Hovdestad for their answers to this. I guess I will just turn off kudzu so that it doesn't "muck" with my hardware config like Ed says. Thank You All for your help and sorry it took me so long to write back with my appreciation.
Steve



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