Subject: Re: serial console
To: David Laight <email@example.com>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/22/2005 14:02:17
On Sat, Jan 22, 2005 at 06:44:13PM +0000, David Laight wrote:
> > 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.
The other problem with installing on the Soekris, of course, is that one
can't change the baud rate in pxeboot_com0 -- so much flipping back and
forth of terminal settings to get the system up and running from "disk"