install freebsd with usb keyboard

Vizion vizion at
Tue Jun 14 01:49:47 GMT 2005

On Monday 13 June 2005 18:42,  the author Kan Cai contributed to the dialogue 
 install freebsd with usb keyboard: 

>Hi, there:
>I have been trying to install FreeBSD with a usb keyboard (I have
>tried 3 keyboards so far), but no success. It seems that it can
>recognize the device correctly (because it prints out the device names
>precisely when bringing up the usbs), but it freezes right after the
>sysinstall menu comes out. The ps2 plug is broken, so I dont have any
>other choice.
>I have searched the google and mail list. One suggestion was to
>change the BIOS setting WRT the legacy usb option. The other is to set
>hint.atkbd.0.flags="0x1" while booting. But the problem is that the
>keyboard doesn't work so that I cannot type anything or enter the
>Is there anything I can do except hammering my box?

How about a usb to ps2 adapter for a couple of dollars from your favorite 
computer store?

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