Subject: Re: serial console
To: Patrick Welche <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Laight <email@example.com>
Date: 01/22/2005 18:44:13
On Sat, Jan 22, 2005 at 06:00:18PM +0000, Patrick Welche wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 22, 2005 at 11:53:22AM -0500, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> > I read the question the same way Chris did: can you *run* sysinst
> > from a serial console at a different baud rate than 9600?
> My impression is that was tricky before this (from David):
> RCS file: /cvsroot/src/distrib/i386/floppies/common/dot.profile,v
> revision 1.4
> date: 2003/12/07 20:03:18; author: dsl; state: Exp; lines: +2 -2
> Don't set baud rate when setting 'sane' stty settings, that way we use
> the baud rate set by the bootloader.
I'd forgotten about that - the next gripe is that if the bios is using
a serial console (eg a Soekris 4801) then the system can't use/detect
the baud rate set by the bios.
David Laight: firstname.lastname@example.org