On Thu, 2002-06-13 at 13:04, Jordan Breeding wrote:
> number of systems ship with USB keyboards these days and it would be
> nice to be able to use it during sysinstall if no PS/2 keyboard is
> found. Thanks for any information about whether this will be a reality
> in 5.0-RELEASE.
I believe that is already the case.
If it doesn't find a ps/2 keyboard it will assume USB and wait until
such a device is attached. (Which really sucks when your PS/2 keyboard
isn't detected, but I digress...)
usbd is run by sysinstall when it starts and I believe the right stuff
is in the kernel to support mice as well, but I don't think it is 100%
integrated (eg with the mouse setup widget).
Note that these observations are based on -stable sources, so YMMV :)
Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au
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