Subject: Re: Help me defend NetBSD's honor!
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Peter Seebach <email@example.com>
Date: 03/09/2003 10:41:14
In message <20030309164047.GC20262@yeah-baby.shagadelic.org>, 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. :)