Subject: Re: Idiots guide to serial ports.
To: Ceri Storey <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Eric Fox <email@example.com>
Date: 12/17/2002 16:13:18
Here's what I use:
ttya "/usr/libexec/getty std.9600" unknown off secure
ttyb "/usr/libexec/getty std.9600" unknown off secure
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On Tue, 17 Dec 2002, Ceri Storey wrote:
> Hi, I'm attempting to setup a serial console on an old machine, but I
> can't figure out where I'm going wrong. I've got the following in
> tty00 "/usr/libexec/getty std.9600" unknown on secure rtscts
> tty01 "/usr/libexec/getty std.9600" unknown on secure rtscts
> The problem being that the gettys get stuck in 'ttyopn', and never seem
> to come out of it.
> I'm fairly sure the hardware side of things is fine, scince the two
> sides can communicate using 'cu -l /dev/dty0x'.
> Any input would be apprechiated.
> Ceri Storey <firstname.lastname@example.org>