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Re: Problems with wm0

On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 01:32:37PM -0500, David Dudley wrote:
> Pretty close, however I have an Intel i82572EI rev 6 (with my luck,
> thats not supported  ;-)
> everything looks pretty close, with exception of bus type, memory size,
> and interrupt level, 
> but it's all pretty close.
> These are PowerEdge 1950 servers, and I'm going to look into how to set
> them up to use only COM1 for the console, that'll make it easier to work
> with.
> I've got it initially setup, and the BIOS works on serial, but as soon
> as NetBSD starts, it switches to the screen, and no longer reacts to the
> serial.

When you install NetBSD, you must tell it to use the serial-console mode
of the bootblocks; or you can use "installboot" to set the bootblocks for
serial console operation after the system is installed.


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