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 From:  Chris Buechler <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 To:  Joe Nardone <jnardone at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] boot problem - how to diagnose?
 Date:  Sun, 30 Jan 2005 17:41:56 -0500
On Sun, 30 Jan 2005 13:19:07 -0500, Joe Nardone <jnardone at gmail dot com> wrote:
> I'm having trouble booting up m0n0wall, but I'm not a fbsd expert so
> I'm not sure where to look.
> The boot messages hang immediately after:
>      atkbdc0: <Keyboard controller (i8042)> at port 0x60,0x64 on isa0
>      atkbd0: <AT Keyboard> flags 0x1 irq 1 on atkbdc0
>      kbd0 at atkbk0
> the keyboard lights all flash at the last line (once), I assume for
> detection.  At this point, the machine locks HARD.  I have to power
> down/power up to reboot.
> If I break to the boot loader prior to this point, the keyboard works
> and all is well.  If I unplug the keyboard, the boot hangs after the
> first line (atkbdc0: ...)
> 1) I assume this means the keyboard is detected properly?
> 2) What is it trying to detect next??

Keyboard aside, as a next step I'd make sure plug and play OS is
disabled in your BIOS and see what that does.