[nycbug-talk] OpenBSD 4.0 + VMware Server

Jim Brown jpb at sixshooter.v6.thrupoint.net
Wed Feb 14 17:24:26 EST 2007

* Charles Sprickman <spork at bway.net> [2007-02-14 19:50]:
> Hi all,
> Anyone had success with the above combo?
> I've had no problems with it booting, but during the install I'm having an 
> odd issue - when I hit "enter" after a selection, it repeats.  Meaning if 
> the sequence were something like "are you happy with the partitions 
> (Y/n)?" and then "Do you really want to continue (y/N)", I'll hit enter on 
> the first one and then it's as if I'd pressed enter again on the next 
> selection (which quits the installer).
> Tried different terminal types, etc.
> VMware Server is the latest free version, and I'm using the X app as a 
> client to create new virtual servers.  Did not see the same thing when 
> installing FreeBSD 4.11/6.2 or when installing NetBSD 3.0.
> Any ideas before I go to one of the OBSD lists?
> Thanks,
> Charles

I'd also check to see if the keyboard repeat rate is settable in the BIOS.

And see if you can figure out if your terminal line discipline is messed up- 
maybe it's getting CR and LF and acting on both.

All I can think of...

Jim B.

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