Subject: Re: port-amd64/34259: no ps2 hardware means show stopper when usb fails
To: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
From: George Georgalis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/23/2006 15:29:37
On Wed, Aug 23, 2006 at 09:16:05PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
>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" <email@example.com>
>> 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, firstname.lastname@example.org 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).
That's not what happens, from serial console, I get:
> consdev com2
>> NetBSD/amd64 BIOS Boot, Revision 3.2
>> (email@example.com, Sun Aug 20 22:12:26 UTC 2006)
>> Memory: 630/2096064 k
and serial stops, boot continues on vga.
George Georgalis, Information Systems Scientist, Metrum Research Group
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