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Date:      Tue,  9 Jan 2001 15:03:19 -0600
From:      Gerd Knops <>
To:        "Jeremiah Gowdy" <>
Cc:        <questions@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   Re: Keyboard mouse on reboot
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <000201c07a7d$274d1e40$035778d8@server>
References:  <000201c07a7d$274d1e40$035778d8@server>

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Jeremiah Gowdy wrote:
> I have a pair of IBM Netfinity Servers, one of which is running
> FreeBSD. When I reboot the FreeBSD server remotely, and the belkin
> box is pointing to the Windows 2000 computer (the FreeBSD server is
> not touching the monitor, keyboard, mouse) the FreeBSD server will
> reboot, but the keyboard and mouse fail to function. I have to ssh in
> and reboot the server again locally and switch the belkin box to the
> BSD computer while it boots. I noticed on the reboot, the BTX loader
> says monitor/keyboard/mouse when I boot normally, so I'm wondering if
> this loader decides I don't have a keyboard/mouse if my belkin is
> pointed elsewhere. -----
> <

Fell for the same trap. The powers that be decided to change the  
keyboard flags. Change your kernel config from

	device		atkbd0	at atkbdc? irq 1 flags 0x1
	device		atkbd0	at atkbdc? irq 1

and the keyboard problem should be fixed. Don't know if that fixes the  
mouse problem as well.


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