PS2 Mouse Server Bios Issue

Brian McKee brian.mckee at
Wed Nov 12 03:19:24 UTC 2008

On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 2:33 AM, Christopher J Combrink
<chris at> wrote:
> Hi guys and girls,
> I have a relic of an apache box running some old sites.
> The problem is that it's BIOS is so old that there's no "disable seek KB
> on boot" or "No halt on KB error" option. When it's rebooted remotely,
> the thing doesn't come up.
> What I need to know is - do any of you know which wires I need to bridge
> on an old PS2 KB to 'fake the presence' of a KB. (There isn't enough
> room in the rack to have an actual KB there..)

What about one of those rollup rubber mat keyboards?  Surely you could
hang that in a ball somewhere around there....  Or you could gut a
real keyboard and roll that up in a ball.   Just some random Possum
Lodge duct tape type ideas.....

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