Bug#412682: Netinst CD-image locks keyboard at boot on Macbook (Intel)
Boot method: Boot from netinst CD-image
Date: 26. February 2007
Machine: Apple Macbook white
Processor: 2GHz Intel Core2 Duo
Partitions: not relevant in respect of this problem
Output of lspci -nn and lspci -vnn:
Base System Installation Checklist:
[O] = OK, [E] = Error (please elaborate below), [ ] = didn't try it
Initial boot: [E]
Detect network card: [ ]
Configure network: [ ]
Detect CD: [ ]
Load installer modules: [ ]
Detect hard drives: [ ]
Partition hard drives: [ ]
Install base system: [ ]
Clock/timezone setup: [ ]
User/password setup: [ ]
Install tasks: [ ]
Install boot loader: [ ]
Overall install: [ ]
Booting from CD results as complete keyboard freeze immediately after
installer has displayed "Press F1 for help, or ENTER to boot: "-prompt.
There seems to be no difference between different booting methods, I've
1. Booting from CD by holding 'C'-key pressed while system is turned on.
2. Booting from CD by selecting internal SuperDrive (DVD+-RW/CD+-RW)
as system startup disk from Mac OS/X startup disk preference panel.
3. Booting from CD via rEFIT by selecting CD-ROM as boot device.
Sami Laine @ GMail