Console problem with ALT-F# keys

Pegasus Mc Cleaft ken at
Sun Aug 28 03:10:25 UTC 2011

On Saturday 27 August 2011 13:11:43 Erich Dollansky wrote:
> Hi,
> On Friday 26 August 2011 07:56:04 Pegasus Mc Cleaft wrote:
> > 	I have recently installed this into a new machine and had chance to
> did you solve your problem?
> I have had a similar problem yesterday after upgrading my ports via
> packages. I could not even switch to the consoles anymore.

Hi Erich, 
	No, I havent..  But I am leaning towards a hardware quirk at this point. 

	Since the original post, I have done a bit more digging and had a chance 
to test against another machine and it does not have the same problem. I also 
found out that even though I had connected a PS2 keyboard to the motherboards 
PS2 ports, these are not conventional ports. They look like they are actually 
connected to a converter that sits on the motherboards USB controller. 

	On the second test machine, I attached a PS2 keyboard to the PS2 Port and 
a USB keyboard (Sun type 6) to the USB ports. Neither of the keyboards have 
this problem.. With this in mind, I am fairly sure its not a BSD issue and 
suspect its whatever converter they put on this Intel motherboard. 



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