Subject: Re: Serial port console
To: Ted Spradley <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/02/1998 11:14:09
On Sun, 02 Aug 1998 13:12:42 -0500
Ted Spradley <email@example.com> wrote:
> I have a AlphaStation 200 running the 0628 snapshot. It has no video
> card, no keyboard, no mouse. I use a null modem cable from one of the
> built-in serial ports to the seyon terminal emulator running on another
> machine for a console. This works fine for talking to the SRM and for
> booting, but I can't seem to get logged in thru the serial port. It puts
> up a login prompt, I type a name (e.g., root) and hit <Enter>, it prompts
> "Password:" and I type the password, but it usually doesn't echo the
> CR-LF. Nothing happens for a time, then "Login timed out after 300
> Should I expect this to work?
I use tip(1) on a NetBSD/sparc system to communicate with my AlphaStation 500
via serial console, and it all works fine.
Perhaps the terminal emulator software you're using is confused?
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