Re: help - vanishing keyboard
On Tue, Nov 21, 2006 at 10:24:37AM +0100, sferriol wrote:
> Chris Dunn a ?crit :
> >I'm trying (hard) to install Testing or Etch on a Stylistic 3500 tablet.
> >Sarge installed successfully, but I'm having problems with the boot /
> >root diskettes on Testing / Etch.
> >The Stylistic has an external Fujitsu floppy drive connected, and I
> >have a USB keyboard connected.
> etch installer uses 2.6 kernel instead of sarge (2.4)
> and the 2.6 kernel is really bigger than 2.4 so we can not put usb
> keyboard drivers on the boot floppy.
> So etch installer with floppies does not longer support usb keyboard and
> usb floppy driver, sorry :(
> may be we will try to find a solution but i think it will be after etch
> for you, the only solution is to install a minimal sarge and after
> upgrade to etch
Does the tablet have a serial port which you could use as a serial
console (using either a terminal or other computer) for the install?