PE2850 + FreeBSD 5.3-BETA6 - Keyboard not working

Muthu_T at Muthu_T at
Wed Sep 29 07:02:39 PDT 2004

>From: Claus Guttesen [mailto:cguttesen at] 
>Sent: Wednesday, September 29, 2004 7:24 PM

>> After rebooting in the login prompt the system doesn't accept any 
>> keystrokes.
>> I have 1 USB and 1 PS/2 Keyboard. Both keyboards are working (caps 
>> on/off, Numlock on/off works), but the characters doesn't comes to
>> system console.
>In the system-setup (press F2 during post) you have the option of
setting the behaviour of the USB-keyboard >when and if a ps/2-keyboard
is present.
>Did you change the settings from there?

Initially I had only PS/2 keyboard, once I found it is not working, then
I plugged-in the USB keyboard.
Still the same issue. I can say that keyboards are working fine but the
system doesn't accepts the keys.

One more input: In single user mode PS/2 keyboard is working fine. But
when you enter into multiuser mode (after devfs) it doesn't accept any
keys. I had disabled the 'usbd' and 'moused' in rc.conf. After rebooting
also it is not accepting any keys in login prompt.

Any clues?

--T. Muthu Mohan

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