On Thu, 12 Aug 2004, Alex Melkomukov wrote:

> Hello All,
> 
> I have a strange situation where the PS/2 keyboard stops working after
> booting to FreeBSD.  There is no mouse.
> 
> It works fine during POST, I can navigate and set BIOS settings, and can
> even hit the 'enter' key to start booting FreeBSD immediately, but once
> the machine starts booting the OS, the lights on the keyboard flash, then
> go away, no more keyboard.
> 
> 
> running OS is FreeBSD 4.3-RELEASE
> 
> 
> I don't see anything in the kernel config file that would disable the
> keyboard, and this is what I see in dmesg:
> 
> 
> atkbdc0: <Keyboard controller (i8042)> at port 0x60,0x64 on isa0
> atkbd0: <AT Keyboard> flags 0x1 irq 1 on atkbdc0
> device_probe_and_attach: atkbd0 attach returned 6
> 
> 
> I have not been succesfull in finding any documentation that covers what
> 
> 
> device_probe_and_attach: atkbd0 attach returned 6
> 
> 
> actually means.  Anyone on this list know?  Any other ideas, suggestions
> on how to resolve this?  what to look for?  where to find documentation?
> 
> any help would be appreciated.
> 
> Alex M.


Hi,

I had the same problem that while booting up I was loosing my keyboard.
As far as I can remember I changed in /boot/device.hints the entry:

from
hint.atkbd.0.flags="0x1"
to
hint.atkbd.0.flags="0x0"

Oliver
-- 
... don't touch the bang bang fruit
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