Subject: Re: serial terminal trouble
To: Jussi Hamalainen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 03/04/2001 18:28:52
In message <Pine.LNX.firstname.lastname@example.org>, Jussi =
>I have a SPARCstation IPX and VT420 terminal hooked up to it (not
>the console). I can't get getty to talk to the terminal nor does
>the terminal talk to getty, but if I try with minicom, the connection
>works OK in both directions. The VT420 is configured to 9600, 8n1,
>data leads only and no xoff. Any ideas?
I have vagure recollections that at least one of the serial ports on =
some early SPARCstations had no modem control lines. You may need to =
configure getty appropriately.
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.research.att.com/~smb