Subject: Re: Help me defend NetBSD's honor!
To: None <>
From: Peter Seebach <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/09/2003 10:41:14
In message <>, Jason R Thorpe wr
>On Sun, Mar 09, 2003 at 09:50:30AM -0600, Peter Seebach wrote:
> > This is, of course, correct - except that I've since realized that I'm
> > probably hosed anyway, since the BIOS itself needs to use that port as a
> > console, so I'll probably need to do some kind of PCMCIA serial.
>Doesn't the 4521 have solder pads for the other serial port on the board
>somewhere?  The 4501 does...

Apparently, according to the mailing list, "no".  You'd need to get the wires
out from under the CPU.  There's a header named "debug", but I doubt it's a
serial port.  I was told when I started that two or three people had
previously tried to do this and failed.  I begin to see why.  :)