Installing 5.3-BETA7 without PS/2 keyboard

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at gsoft.com.au
Thu Oct 7 21:22:36 PDT 2004


On Fri, 8 Oct 2004 13:42, Rajappa Iyer wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I hope someone can help me out here.  I have a machine with
> no PS/2 connectors... so I only have USB keyboard.  I have turned
> on the BIOS emulation of keyboard -- the boot loader seems to see
> it fine.  But once FreeBSD boots, then it is no longer able to
> see the keyboard.
>
> I tried disabling the atkbd and atkbdc, but it still finds and
> attaches kbd0 to atkbd and kbd1 to the USB keyboard.

What happens if you set

hint.atkbd.0.flags="0x1"

in the loader?

You should mention which version of FreeBSD too :)
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