keyboard and mouse no longer working

Warren Block wblock at
Wed Jan 6 17:38:45 UTC 2010

On Wed, 6 Jan 2010, n dhert wrote:

> On a dual-boot PC (windows, ubuntu) I added a FreeBSD 7.2-amd64 partition.
> No problem.
> Then I removed the SATA disk, and replaced it with a larger SATA disk.
> With GParted I removed everything on that newer disk, and started installing
> FreeBSD 7.2 amd64
> from a DVD. The installation started, and a the FreeBSD Welcome screen I
> could press enter
> to skip the 10 seconds wait time.
> Then the normal messages rolled over the screen, but I noticed among them:
> usb1: host controller halted
> ubub1: IOERROR

If you have an external hub, try connecting keyboard and mouse directly 
to the computer.

If there's a "Legacy USB Support" or similar option in the BIOS, disable 
it.  Or you could try booting with the keyboard disconnected, then 
connect it after FreeBSD has started.

-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA

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