no keyboard after booting r235646 in laptop FS Amilo D 7830
erich at alogreentechnologies.com
Sat Jun 30 06:50:07 UTC 2012
On Saturday, June 30, 2012 01:25:33 PM Matthias Apitz wrote:
> El día Friday, June 29, 2012 a las 04:45:57PM +0200, Hans Petter Selasky escribió:
> > On Friday 29 June 2012 15:34:23 Matthias Apitz wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > I have a boot-able USB key with r235646 which works fine in all my
> > > laptops so far; today I got as a gift an older FS Amilo D 7830 which has
> > > enough resources to use it as new build machine (1 GByte RAM, 80 GByte
> > > disk). I booted it with from the USB key and after the system is up it
> > > does not echo or react on any key-press; before booting the keys are
> > > working, for example in the menu to boot into single user etc.
> > >
> > > What could be the problem?
> > >
> > > I will later configure that the USB booted system brings Ethernet and
> > > SSH up, maybe I can see something when I can login via SSH...
> I have just for beeing curios booted an older USB key with r214444
> (from October 2010) and the keyboard just works as it should;
I have had a problem like this before. I have had to stick with an older FreeBSD version on this machine.
Can you try FreeBSD 7.4 or 8.3?
It is sad to say but some times support for older hardware gets cut out for whatever reason.
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