SuperMicro IPMI keyboard - fails for 'mountroot>' prompt under FreeBSD 9-R...

Karl Pielorz kpielorz_lst at
Wed Feb 29 11:40:47 UTC 2012

--On 29 February 2012 12:44 +0200 Andriy Gapon <avg at> wrote:

> on 29/02/2012 11:47 Karl Pielorz said the following:
>>  <>
> So the cause is that ukbd driver tries to attach after the mountroot
> stage. The symptom is obvious, a fix is not.

The BIOS has an option for port 60/64 emulation - I've tried enabling it 
(didn't seem to make any difference with nothing changed on the FreeBSD 
side) - is there any way to coax the system to prefer / use what would 
appear to be a PS/2 keyboard at that stage?


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