Subject: Re: enabling serial port as a console
To: Justin Newcomer <>
From: Denis Lagno <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/18/2005 12:12:06
On Wed, May 18, 2005 at 03:55:00AM -0400, Justin Newcomer scribed:
> im trying to set up another netbsd system, this time a i386 port
> my question is, since this machine is going to be running headless,
> how can i set it so that i can bring up a console session via the
> serial port

something like:
installboot -v -o password=xxx -o timeout=9 -o console=com0 -o speed=115200 /dev/rwd0a /usr/mdec/bootxx_ffsv1 /boot

also there should be a line /etc/ttys like:
console "/usr/libexec/getty std.115200" vt220   on secure