Subject: Re: NetBSD/i386 without vga adapter and keyboard
To: Jochen Keil <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 02/09/2005 12:03:02
On Wed, Feb 09, 2005 at 11:54:07AM +0100, Jochen Keil wrote:
> console=com0 with installboot but this didn't help either. COM devices 
> are disabled in the BIOS. Do i have to switch them on in order to boot 
> without vga and keyboard?

Yes. The bootblocks ask the bios for the com0 details and pass that info to
the kernel.