Subject: Re: Dial in rotary tables, speed selection via 'break'
To: Olaf Seibert <email@example.com>
From: Laine Stump <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/27/2000 16:00:01
This could be a parity problem. I remember a long time ago having a problem
like this, and it was caused by one end putting/expecting parity on the
characters (including CR) and the other end not putting/interpreting it
At 09:43 PM 2/27/00 +0100, Olaf Seibert wrote:
>I wanted automatic speed selection on my serial line (NetBSD/alpha) and
>set up a few entries in /etc/gettytab:
>and in /etc/ttys I changed std.9600 into D9600. This seems to work
>partially: every 3 breaks I get a readable login banner + prompt. Input
>that I type is also echoed. However, it seems that it is not
>accepted by getty, nor being "cooked" (return is not echoed as CRLF,
>just as CR). I never get a password: prompt.
>Is anybody else using this, or has it bitrotted?
>___ Olaf 'Rhialto' Seibert - email@example.com. -- If one tells the
>\X/ .kun.nl -- one is sure, sooner or later, to be found out. (Oscar