Mountroot prompt with the new vt(4) console not working.

Ronald Klop ronald-lists at
Tue Nov 18 10:53:18 UTC 2014

On Sat, 15 Nov 2014 13:03:38 +0100, Kimmo Paasiala <kpaasial at>  

> I'm not able to use the mountroot prompt with the new vt(4) console on
> any of the systems I have, all of them either stable/10 or
> releng/10.1. The problem is that I can't type anything at the prompt
> or if I can the letters appear as garbage and they come out like one
> character every five seconds. Is the mountroot prompt working for
> anyone who is using the new vt(4) console?
> -Kimmo

Not much reaction on this one. It can help if you tell more about your  
- What kind of keyboard (USB or PS/2)? What country/language is the  
keyboard for?
- GENERIC kernel or custom?
- What video driver are you using with vt?
- Any custom settings while booting?
- etc.


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