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Re: Arcsystem keyboard?

To: alhaz@xmission.com (Eric Jorgensen)
Subject: Re: Arcsystem keyboard?
From: Eric Jorgensen <alhaz@xmission.com>
Date: Tue, 29 Feb 2000 23:11:18 -0700 (MST)
Cc: linux-mips@fnet.fr
In-reply-to: <E12Q1b1-0007PU-00@xmission.xmission.com> from "Eric Jorgensen" at Feb 29, 2000 10:22:51 PM
        Maybe it doesn't like the KVM, plugged another keyboard into it
directly and it works fine. Any tips on building the filesystem? I'm
preparing a 120 met scsi drive I've got lying around real soon now. 

 - Eric


> 
> 
>       Finally got a video cable on my MIPS Magnum 4000PC. ARC boot prom
> boots up, first time I've seen it on a Mips co box. I'm psyched. :)
> 
>       Thing is, the keyboard doesn't seem to work. the scroll lock key
> is on, and it doesn't seem to get any input. I know the keyboard is good,
> 'cause I've got the ARCSystem plugged into the 3rd position on the KVM I'm
> using now. 
> 
>       For the purposes of argument, it's an IBM (genuine IBM logo) model
> M2 PS/2 keyboard, manufactured in 1993. Love the feel. 
> 
>       Any ideas? I'm sure i plugged everything into the right ports. I'd
> heard these would accept a regular AT or PS/2 keyboard, and, well, the one
> I'm using is about as regular as they get. 
> 
>       Anyhow, thanks. As soon as i can actually controll this thing i've
> got to get a filesystem on it and get it booting up linux. After that i
> guess I'll have to figure out what to do with it. (Never ask a geek why,
> just nod and back away slowly) 
> 
>  - Eric
> 
> 

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