kris at obsecurity.org
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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