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 Why it wont allow to use a keyboard after bootup
Author: Mario 
Date:   04-04-02 23:11

Hi,

I've read that FreeBSD does not allow you to plug in a PS/2 keyboard after bootup to protect the motherboard. PS/2 is not designed for hot-swapping devices, so in a freak accident you could blow a part of your motherboard by connecting a keyboard when the machine is up. I think there's a reference on the FreeBSD questions mailing list archive.

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