adding keyboard after reboot with no keyboard ...
bsam at ipt.ru
Tue Apr 10 16:21:27 UTC 2007
On Tue, 10 Apr 2007 11:55:19 -0300 Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> I hate it when a subject doesn't easily present itself ... but ...
> Is there something that I'm missing, such that if I add a keyboard to a server
> *after* rebooting it with no keyboard, that will have that keyboard recognized?
> Basically, I have several remote servers, with no keyboards, but if I need a
> tech to check something on the console (ie. the ethernet went down for some
> reason), when they plug a keyboard back in again, there is no signal until they
> actually power cycle the machine ... which of course, is too late to do any
> diagnosis :(
Adding to /boot/device.hints may help:
Boris Samorodov (bsam)
Research Engineer, http://www.ipt.ru Telephone & Internet SP
FreeBSD committer, http://www.FreeBSD.org The Power To Serve
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