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Date:      Sun, 12 Nov 2000 13:48:44 +1030
From:      Greg Lehey <>
To:        "Javier S. Llera" <>
Subject:   Re: Keyboard problems (was: Bios options)
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <001201c04c53$ffa31bd0$0100a8c0@horus>; from on Sun, Nov 12, 2000 at 03:55:20AM +0100
References:  <000301c04844$a9a20ec0$0101a8c0@horus> <> <001201c04c53$ffa31bd0$0100a8c0@horus>

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On Sunday, 12 November 2000 at  3:55:20 +0100, Javier S. Llera wrote:
> On  Saturday, November 11, 2000 4:42 AM, Greg Lehey <> wrote:
>> On Monday,  6 November 2000 at 23:43:30 +0100, Javier S. Llera wrote:
>>> Hi its me again,
>>> i only would like to know if i need to set any special
>>> option on my bios, to get my keyboard work on 4.1.1
>>> installation..
>> There are no BIOS options for keyboard support.  If you're having
>> problems, please submit more details of your hardware, and whether you
>> have run FreeBSD or other Open Source operating systems on it before.
>> FWIW, I recently had a problem with a recent SGI keyboard on an SGI
>> machine; I replaced the keyboard with a Compaq keyboard (which is what
>> I happened to have at hand), and it worked fine.  You might like to
>> try a similar experiment.
> Im having the same problem as you..
> My system is:
> Pentium II 350Mhz
> Iwill BD100 MainBoard
> 8 GB Seagate HD
> PS/2 Keyboard
> PS/2 MOuse
> External Modem on COM2
> CDROM 48x
> Any ideas???....the installation worked on my pentium 133 and so
> on my 486....

Well, I mentioned some ideas above.  Did you try them?  Given that the
problem seems to be related to keyboards, you could have described the
keyboard in a little more detail.

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