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On 6/18/18 1:52 PM, Pascal Hambourg wrote:
> Le 18/06/2018 à 17:04, Gene Heskett a écrit :
>> On Monday 18 June 2018 10:42:22 Patrick Bartek wrote:
>>
>>> On Sun, 17 Jun 2018 21:56:02 -0400
>>>
>>> Dave <debiantechquestions@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> I have having trouble getting thru the first screen "UEFI
>>>> Installer". on this first menu i have full keyboard control.
>>>>
>>>> Once i choose one of the Sections IE: Graphical Install, Install,
>>>> Advanced Options
>>>>
>>>> once the screen switches i loose all keyboard and mouse control,
>
> Switches to what ? Kernel boot ?
>
>>>  Does your system support UEFI?
>
> Of course it does. Otherwise the Debian installer would not boot in 
> EFI mode.
>
>>> You can't mix UEFI and MBR.  It's either one or the other.
>
> Actually you can. The Debian installer can boot either in legacy BIOS 
> or native EFI mode. So does a Debian system when installed properly.
>
>> I doubt it that has anything to do with it. More than likely its not
>> loaded enough stuff to service his usb keyboard or mouse. Might have to
>> plug in a real ps2 keyboard to drive it at that point.
>
> External PS/2 devices are becoming rare these days.
> I have seen this kind of behaviour on a laptop which with integrated 
> PS/2 keyboard and touchpad. The PS/2 controller required an additional 
> kernel parameter in order to operate properly. Sorry, I can't remember 
> exactly which one, just it was i8042.something.
>
>

Is there another Fix for this other than PS/2,
Is there a particular system that will not have any problems installing 
Deb 9.4 and work with USB or is there a mother board that will fix this 
issue as well ?