** Also affects: initramfs-tools
** No longer affects: initramfs-tools
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[Hyper-V] hyperv_keyboard module needed for Generation 2 VMs
Status in initramfs-tools package in Ubuntu:
Status in initramfs-tools source package in Xenial:
Because Generation 2 virtual machines in Hyper-V are presented with a
minimal set of EFI hardware, the kernel module "hyperv_keyboard" must
be present to interact with the console keyboard. On systems with disk
encryption, the user will be prompted for the key to decrypt the disk,
but cannot enter the password because no keyboard driver is present.
This issue appears to exist in all Ubuntu releases that support EFI
and are therefore eligible to be used as Generation 2 VMs, most
recently tried with the April 5 ISO of the day for 16.04 (pre-
This module *is* present when the grub menu is presented and later when the
kernel is fully loaded.
FYI, if some mechanism requires a mouse or touch, the hid_hyperv module will
also be needed.
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