Release 7.0 Beta2
Srinivasa R Kanduru
skanduru at gmail.com
Mon Dec 10 02:19:42 PST 2007
I forgot to mention that this was seen with 7.0Beta4 released on Dec 3.
On 12/10/07, Srinivasa R Kanduru <skanduru at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for the inputs. The keyboard responds in the "Welcome" screen. So I
> can stop and select different booting options. But later when the kernel
> boots, the usb controller driver gives an error. Here is what I saw in the
> bootup messages:
> usb1: host controller halted
> uhub1: usb device problem (IOERROR), disabling port 1
> The system is Dell Dimension 3100 with Intel Pentium4 processor.
> When I googled, I found a related PR.
> kern/100746: system does not boot due to USB keyboard problem on Dell 3100
> That bug was related to usb panic, and it seems to have been fixed. What I
> observe now is that the usb keyboard works in the boot loader, but fails to
> be configured by the kernel.
> On 12/9/07, John Murphy <freebsd001 at freeode.co.uk> wrote:
> > On Sun, 9 Dec 2007 09:36:47 -0800
> > "Srinivasa R Kanduru" < skanduru at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I was trying to install FreeBSD 7.0 Beta2 on a dell x86 machine which
> > > doesn't have any PS2 ports. The installer expects a PS2 keyboard I
> > think.
> > > The USB port is disabled for some reason and it is not possible to
> > proceed
> > > further in the installation process.
> > >
> > > Is this a known issue ? Does the installer doesn't recognize a USB
> > keyboard
> > > ?
> > I was reasonably sure I used my USB keyboard when I installed 7.0-beta2,
> > but just to make sure I tried it and I can confirm that the installer
> > recognises it. I tested it at the black and white (Beasty?) menu by
> > pressing space and then 1, and I could select a keyboard layout in the
> > sysinstall menu too. I carried on little further without problems.
> > Can you find another keyboard to try?
> > --
> > Thanks, John.
> Srinivasa Kanduru
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