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Re: How to get into ddb after system is booted?

On Wed, Feb 01, 2012 at 05:44:30AM -0800, Paul Goyette wrote:
> On Wed, 1 Feb 2012, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> >On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 07:31:32AM -0800, Paul Goyette wrote:
> >>I've got a system with both serial and USB keyboard attached, and I
> >>would like to get into ddb after the system has booted (to
> >>single-user mode).  I've verified that ddb.fromconsole is set and
> >>I've used hw.cnmagic to create a keystroke sequence "QQ" (0x51 0x51)
> >>but it does not get me into ddb.
> >
> >I don't think hw.cnmagic is handled by wskbd, but ctrl-alt-esc
> >should work with PS/2 and USB keyboards.
> Unfortunately the kernel being booted has wskbd so Ctrl-Alt-ESC does
> not work.

I can't see why it doesn't work. I have wskbd too:
wskbd0 at pckbd0: console keyboard
wsdisplay0 at vga1 kbdmux 1: console (80x25, vt100 emulation), using wskbd0

and can enter ddb with Ctrl-Alt-ESC

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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