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Re: installing sarge with USB keyboard

I had the same problem, so I just found a ps2 adaptor and used that.
After the install, I was able to remove the adaptor and use usb again.

I installed with the graphical debian installer on my Dual AMD64 system:


-- Tony

On Sat, 2006-02-18 at 17:37 -0800, Sebastian Haase wrote:
> Hi,
> I just got a new Pentium D Dell PC and was very surprised when it didn't 
> respond on the first (choose language) screen of debian-installer...
> It took me a while, but then I realized:
> The PC was using a USB keyboard ! It doesn't even have as PS/2 port !
> I'm using a amd64 netinst CD (also tried the full BIN-1 CD)  from around 
> Jun-2005.
> Where can I find a newer installation CD ? (I found only those "old" 
> images on the web)
> Is there a place to get / make a netinst (or any other) CD with a newer 
> kernel that "sees" my USB keyboard from the start ??
> Also I'm anticipating that there will be problems with the "Intel 
> 1000(?) gigabit" network card ?  Maybe even with my SATA harddrive !?
> Thanks,
> Sebastian Haase

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