Subject: Re: Installing a 3000/300 without using the serial console
To: None <>
From: Jim McBoyle <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 04/18/2000 08:37:37
Whilst I was pretending to study, NetBSD Bob wrote:

> For whatever reason, the default seems to be on 1.4.1, 1.4.2, and 1.4T
> to run out the serial port, to install.  You apparently MUST find some
> sort of pc with terminal program (Kermit is good), or a dumb monitor to
> install.  I dunno why this should be so, but it is.

Thanks for the info, I'll hook up one of my PCs to the Alpha with a null
modem cable and stick seriallinux on it then. I must admit X would be
nice, but the current project I'm doing doesn't need it, thankfull :-)

Have Fun,
James McBoyle | "There is no spoon." Neo, The Matrix    | "Spooooooooooon!" The Tick, The Tick