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Re: -current hangs; serial console oddities

On Sat, Dec 06, 2008 at 09:59:57PM -0800, Brian Buhrow wrote:
>       Hello.  It sounds like you hav BIOS serial redirection enabled, and
> a getty running on the serial port as well.  If so, you're talking to both
> login processes, with keystrokes ping ponging between them randomly.  If
> it's a serial port, and not a bios redirected port, disable console logins
> in /etc/ttys, leaving getty enabled on tty00 or which ever tty corresponds
> to the serial port this is.  I think once you do that, all will be OK.


Thanks for the advice!

I patch up /etc/ttys with a program; it produced the following.  Doesn't
look quite right, does it?  I will correct this and see how much better
things work.

console "/usr/libexec/getty std.19200"          vt100   on secure
constty "/usr/libexec/getty std.19200"          vt100   on secure


David Young             OJC Technologies      Urbana, IL * (217) 278-3933 ext 24

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