[PC-BSD Testing] No go with PCBSD 8.0 RC

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.com
Mon Feb 1 13:13:16 PST 2010

On 01/30/2010 17:46, stautzenberger at speakeasy.net wrote:
> Bootup went OK until the USB mouse was found to be inop, as well as the keyboard.
> Same problem I always have with FreeBSD.
> PSBSD 7.1.1 and the 8..0 alpha versions were excellent.
> ASUS P5NSLI motherboard, 6 GB memory
> 3 GHz Pentium D
> PS2 keyboard
> USB mouse
> Sid


I don't have that board on-hand, so the best I could do is google about 
it :P

Found this about a similar board, and it sounds like it was known to 
have some issues with apic enabled:


If you run that loader command to disable apic, does it help fix your 
issues with keyboard / mouse?

Also, you may want to grab a copy of FreeBSD 8.0 vanilla and confirm 
that the keyboard / mouse still craps out for you there. Then we can 
report this issue to the right devs to hopefully fix it soon.


Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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