cvs commit: src/release Makefile

Scott Long scottl at
Mon Sep 20 06:27:57 PDT 2004

Alfred Perlstein wrote:
> * Brooks Davis <brooks at> [040920 00:06] wrote:
>>brooks      2004-09-20 07:06:57 UTC
>>  FreeBSD src repository
>>  Modified files:        (Branch: RELENG_5)
>>    release              Makefile 
>>  Log:
>>  MFC revs 1.860 and 1.861:
>>  Add 'hint.atkbd.0.flags="0x1"' back to /boot/device.hints on the
>>  install media on i386 and amd64.  While the current default is very
>>  useful in server environments, the ability to use USB keyboards is
>>  vastly more important then the ability to use PS/2 keyboards the admin
>>  forgot to plug in during the install process.
>>  Approved by:    re (scottl)
>>  PR:             kern/71443 kern/71568 (probably others)
> This is bullshit.  Please do not break PS/2 because of USB.
> Please fix USB to attach instead.

This change only affects the install media.  Once the system is 
installed, the previous behavior is restored.


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