Subject: Re: trying to boot netbsd1.4 on a PW433au
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Hal Murray <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/27/1999 11:56:10
> if I can't find a usable graphics card: is it possible to use a serial
> console to set up this puppy from the boot floppys?
I've had no troubles installing NetBSD on PWs without any display
card at all. You need a VT100 type terminal on the serial port or
a cross connect cable connected to another system.
At the >>> prompt, do a "show | more". I think the paramater is
called "console". It selects between "serial" and "graphics". Set
it to serial and reboot.
I think things get forced into to the serial mode if you unplug the