Volker Armin Hemmann <firstname.lastname@example.org> [11-02-11 19:56]:
> On Friday 11 February 2011 18:59:39 email@example.com wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have a problem here...(as you may have already guessed...
> > I have an old PS/2 keyboard, which I do love a lot. This PS/2-
> > keyboard is connected via a Chesen Electronics Corp. PS/2 Keyboard+Mouse
> > Adapter to an USB-port of my ASUS Corsshair IV formula board.
> > When Linux is running I have not a single problem with this setup...
> > BUT entering the bootselector via F8 while BIOS is coming up is
> > to 99% impossible. I managed that only once.
> > On the other hand: Entering BIOS with F1 is not simple and often
> > requires several boots, but it is possible.
> > What can I do to make F8/the bootselector work?
> > Thank you very much for any help in advance!
> > Have a nice weekend!
> > Best regards,
> > mcc
> go into bios, turn on legacy support. Btw, are there no ps/2 ports? Oh - and
> using a 'pure' usb keyboard for entering bios might be needed.
...yes, there is a ps/2 port...but this keyboard is that old, that it is
recommended NOT to connect the keyboard to ANY "modern" PS/2
connector, since it does not comply to the standard very well.
I choose exactly this adapter, because it is known to work with the
keyboards "way of PS/2". If there is a little chance to enter BIOS and
the BOOTSELECTOR using this keyboard I want really to avoid the hassle
of having two boards connected to my PC (and wasting a USB port,
Have a nice weekend!