Subject: Re: port-amd64/34259: no ps2 hardware means show stopper when usb fails
To: None <gnats-bugs@NetBSD.org>
From: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
Date: 08/23/2006 21:16:05
On Wed, Aug 23, 2006 at 02:25:03AM +0000, George Georgalis wrote:
> The following reply was made to PR port-amd64/34259; it has been noted by GNATS.
> From: "George Georgalis" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: gnats-bugs@NetBSD.org
> Subject: Re: port-amd64/34259: no ps2 hardware means show stopper when usb fails
> Date: Tue, 22 Aug 2006 20:37:14 -0400
> On Tue, Aug 22, 2006 at 09:40:00PM +0000, email@example.com wrote:
> >Thank you very much for your problem report.
> >It has the internal identification `port-amd64/34259'.
> >The individual assigned to look at your
> >report is: port-amd64-maintainer.
> >>Category: port-amd64
> >>Responsible: port-amd64-maintainer
> >>Synopsis: usb device problem, no ps/2, so no keyboard
> >>Arrival-Date: Tue Aug 22 21:40:00 +0000 2006
> The host will redirect bios to com2, but after kernel checksum,
> serial access is over. Is it possible to put a com2 kernel on the
> install disk?
you should be able to change this from the boot promt:
and then you should see the boot loader prompt on com2 (and nothing on
VGA any more).
Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference