Kris Kennaway kris at
Sun Oct 3 01:46:40 PDT 2004

On Sun, Oct 03, 2004 at 01:20:11AM -0700, Chad R. Larson wrote:
> I just bought an Ultra 10, and when attempting to install 5.2.1 the Sun 
> keyboard doesn't work.  Google uncovered several similar stories, 
> installation has to be serial port only.
> Question:  Is this an installation issue only?  Or must an Ultra 10 be a 
> serial or headless device always?

This is a FAQ, but:

The keyboard works fine (unless yours is broken), but special keys
like arrows etc do not work in sysinstall using the default
openfirmware system console.  If you have a creator3d you can
recompile the kernel to use syscons, which will work "as expected".

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