USB keyboard in FreeBSD 10 amd64 installer

Erich Dollansky erichsfreebsdlist at
Tue Apr 8 01:23:45 UTC 2014


On Mon, 7 Apr 2014 18:00:56 -0700
Joshua Lokken <jrlokken at> wrote:

> I am unable to boot into the FreeBSD 10 amd64 installer with any USB
> keyboard.  The keyboard works in the BIOS, works properly under other
> OSes, but I am thus far unable to enter the installer on this
> workstation.

what do you really get on that machine?
> I'm unsure how to proceed -- I'm running FreeBSD 10 amd64 on a laptop
> without any issues at all, just having trouble getting "into" the
> installer on this desktop.  Any suggestions?  Thanks in advance.

It all sounds weird as I use USB keyboards and mice since 2009
exclusively on none notebooks.

I noticed on one machine that one mouse does not work on USB3 but on
the other USB connectors. Did you try to change the connector?


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