Subject: Re: serial console blocking problem
To: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
From: Patrick Welche <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/11/2007 18:30:20
On Tue, Dec 11, 2007 at 11:15:30AM -0500, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 11, 2007 at 02:39:12PM +0000, Patrick Welche wrote:
> > 
> > That seems to make sense, but I'm a little puzzled, as the box hasn't got
> > stuck before, yet had the same setup of serial console with nothing
> > plugged into the other end of the cable. Am I missing something?
> Did you turn on flow control, or turn off ignore-DTR (the "local" flag)
> on the console TTY?

Yes, from /etc/ttys:

tty00   "/usr/libexec/getty std.57600"  unknown off local

(switched off getty, as all I really want is to be able to type
in ddb via the serial line, as the box can only take a usb keyboard)