Subject: Re: PXE boot
To: Wolfgang Rupprecht <>
From: Diana Eichert <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/27/2002 15:16:52
You're on the money with the Intel motherboard.  However here's where
there is a glitch.  This momboard has NO PS2 hardware support.  It's an
Intel GS810 momboard, small little board, it's novelty arrives from it
having a mini-pci slot which is home to a wireless card.

thanks for the quick reply


On 27 Dec 2002, Wolfgang Rupprecht wrote:

> I see this bios lossage on certain Intel-made mobos too (eg. Intel
> AL440LX).  The bios claims to support "legacy kbd mode", but doesn't.
> Either a "YES" or a "NO" setting to legacy mode leaves the keyboard
> totally dead until the netbsd kernel finishes the USB setup.  This is
> particularly annoying when trying to change bios settings.  One
> essentially has to steal a ps/2 kbd and hook it up instead of the USB
> one, make the bios setting changes power off and switch back to the
> USB one.
> -wolfgang