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

Kimmo Paasiala kpaasial at
Tue Nov 18 16:26:45 UTC 2014

On Tue, Nov 18, 2014 at 5:49 PM, Warren Block <wblock at> wrote:
> On Tue, 18 Nov 2014, Kimmo Paasiala wrote:
>> It's a PS/2 keyboard. Only the default VGA driver is used with vt(4).
>> These are my loader.conf(5) settings on one of my systems:
>> loader_logo="beastie"
>> hw.usb.no_pf=1
>> kern.vty=vt
>> kern.geom.label.gptid.enable=0
> Does it change if
>   hw.vga.textmode=1
> is added?

No difference. What is interesting is that I can hear the fans on my
machine (mac mini 2011 model) pick up speed when I'm stuck at the
mountroot prompt unable to type anything as if something was running
in a very tight busy loop.


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