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 From:  VinceV <vpv at ak7 dot com>
 To:  jai at innaloo dot net
 Cc:  "'MonoWall'" <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] Beta 1.3b2: "Keyboard: No" Error Causes Mono to notboot after upgrade
 Date:  Wed, 27 Dec 2006 15:39:13 -0800
Are those legacy free systems that have no serial ports?

VinceV

Quoting Jai Ketteridge <jai at innaloo dot net>:

> Thanks everyone. I am using brand new Intel systems (P4 celerons).
> 
> Ta
> 
> JK
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ispánovits Imre [mailto:levelezolistak at aim dot com]
> Sent: Thursday, 28 December 2006 1:51 AM
> To: MonoWall
> Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] Beta 1.3b2: "Keyboard: No" Error Causes Mono to
> notboot after upgrade
> 
> 
> 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
> 
> 
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