[CentOS] Server without keyboard
chrism at imntv.com
Tue Oct 25 12:01:33 UTC 2005
David Fletcher wrote:
>I'm trying to set up a small machine as a server using a Via EPIA SP 8000E
>mini ITX motherboard. It's got a fanless Eden processor and I'm using a SATA
>hard drive. The CD drive is removed, as I only wanted it to install CentOS
>and don't anticipate needing it again.
>My problem is running this machine with CentOS without the keyboard. I've set
>the BIOS to ignore keyboard errors so it boots OK, but I can't get it to
>restart without a keyboard attached.
>Logging into it as root via ssh and telling it to
>shutdown -h now
>works fine, but when I tell it to
>shutdown -r now
>it gets as far as the "Restarting system." message then just freezes.
>Is there any known solution to this?
Try the dummy keyboard driver:
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