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Re: Arcsystem keyboard?

To: Eric Jorgensen <>
Subject: Re: Arcsystem keyboard?
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Wed, 1 Mar 2000 16:41:49 +0100
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On Tue, Feb 29, 2000 at 10:22:51PM -0700, Eric Jorgensen wrote:

>       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) 

What kernel version?  I know we had silly small buglets that were hitting
some people occassionaly but not others.


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