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Date:      Fri, 13 Oct 1995 08:51:17 +0100 (MET)
From:      Christoph Kukulies <kuku@gilberto.physik.rwth-aachen.de>
To:        jamesmw@eskimo.com (James Wraalstad)
Cc:        questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Keyboard locks at login prompt
Message-ID:  <199510130751.IAA00324@gilberto.physik.rwth-aachen.de>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.3.91.951012222300.83A-100000@kato.eskimo.com> from "James Wraalstad" at Oct 12, 95 10:32:48 pm

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> 
> 
> Greetings,
> 
> I have installed the October snapshot of Freebsd via a dos partition 
> which went very smoothly with the binaries using the defaults
> in the installation menus.  
> When I reboot the machine, it boots up to the login prompt and then the
> keyboard freezes. Up to this point the keyboard is responsive.  The 
> screen saver works very nicely, so I assume that the OS is running.

Did you test it without the screensaver enabled?
Can you ALT-F2 switch to the second (e.g.) console?
I've seen the keyboard freezing one time with a 2.x kernel
on my ASUS SP3G board. But it didn't happen again yet.
At that time I had vidcontrol yellow blue in my /etc/rc.local
Don't know if its important though.

> 
> Thank you for your attention,
> 
> James Wraalstad <jamesmw@eskimo.com>
> 
> 

--Chris Christoph P. U. Kukulies kuku@gil.physik.rwth-aachen.de



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