Release 7.0 Beta2

Brian A. Seklecki lavalamp at
Sun Dec 9 12:11:44 PST 2007

On Sun, 2007-12-09 at 09:36 -0800, Srinivasa R Kanduru wrote:
> Hi,
> I was trying to install FreeBSD 7.0 Beta2 on a dell x86 machine which

use the bios menu to set the keyboard mode to compat/ps/2 emulation

Also try unplugging & reconnecting the usb keyboard post-boot.

Is this a a Optiplex 755 or 745?


> doesn't have any PS2 ports.  The installer expects a PS2 keyboard I think.
> The USB port is disabled for some reason and it is not possible to proceed
> further in the installation process.
> Is this a known issue ? Does the installer doesn't recognize a USB keyboard
> ?

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