Install with USB keyboard

Chris Hill chris at
Tue Mar 6 00:28:00 UTC 2007

On Mon, 5 Mar 2007, Kirk Strauser wrote:

> On Sunday 04 March 2007 23:53, John Costanzo wrote:
>> That did not work. Please I would really like to use FreeBSD and I do 
>> not have a PS/2 port to help. Thanks
> For the record, I just installed 6.2 onto a USB-only server using a 
> USB keyboard.  I can't give any advice for your exact situation, but 
> wanted to say that it really is possible, at least on certain 
> hardware.

A resounding "me too" here. I recently installed 6.2 using a USB 
keyboard. It worked just fine during install, as well as afterwards 
during normal operation. This was on a Dell Dementia 150.

> Oh, is there any way to ask your BIOS to make USB keyboards and mice 
> show up as PS2?

Sorry, don't know.

Chris Hill               chris at
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