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 From:  =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Isp=E1novits?= Imre <levelezolistak at aim dot com>
 To:  MonoWall <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Beta 1.3b2: "Keyboard: No" Error Causes Mono to not boot after upgrade
 Date:  Wed, 27 Dec 2006 17:51:10 +0100
2006. 12. 27, szerda keltezéssel 10.23-kor Lee Sharp ezt írta:
> From: "James W. McKeand" <james at mckeand dot biz>
> 
> > This may be way off base, but does the machine normally boot without the
> > keyboard. Could the machine's bios be set to "halt on keyboard error"? I
> > remember a series of Compaqs that would not boot at all without a
> > keyboard.
> 
> As he said these were upgrades, the probably worked before.  This is the 
> second time a keyboard detect problem has come up, and Manual has allready 
> said it is gone in the next release.  (Might end up a user selectable 
> switch)
> 
> Also, on those old Compaqs, there is a program "no_f1.com" that will disable 
> the keyboard check. It can be found at 

If it is one of those old Compaq SFF machines, apply that no_f1 bios
patch anyway, but it wouldn't solve your problem if the new version
creates a bigger partition on the CF card, as it is doing AFAIK. This is
because the bios detects it as a bigger HDD, so it is waiting to accept
the new hardware. If it is the case, you have to plug in a keyboard and
press F1 to accept it. Then the machine will reboot, and further you can
use without a keyboard if no_f1 applied.
Just an idea, sorry for being so long if it not that case.

Best regards
Imre