[TriLUG] pc_keyb: controller jammed (0xFF)
bitmage at bellsouth.net
Mon Nov 28 11:44:17 EST 2005
On Mon, Nov 28, 2005 at 10:19:03AM -0500, Howard Boyd II wrote:
> After seeing a recent post about CentOS, I thought I would give it a
> try. I have downloaded both the 3.6-i386 and 2.1-i386 isos and burned
> them to disk. When I boot from the first disc of either version and
> attempt a graphical install, I get the following message repeated on the
> screen: "pc_keyb: controller jammed (0xFF)".
> The system I'm attempting to install to is an IBM NetVista that only
> has USB for both keyboard and mouse. I've googled for a solution and
> have found others with this problem but haven't been able to find a
> solution to the problem. Any suggestions on how I can get CentOS
> installed on this system?
We have some Netvista USB-only units that show the same behavior. If you let it
keep going, it will boot after a few minutes of displaying those errors. (at
least FC3 will)
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Brian Daniels bitmage at bellsouth.net
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