Subject: RE: serial console on PC164
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Woyciesjes <DAW@yalepress3.unipress.yale.edu>
Date: 10/15/2001 10:25:48
! -----Original Message-----
! From: Simon Burge [mailto:email@example.com]
! Sent: Friday, October 12, 2001 4:53 AM
! To: firstname.lastname@example.org
! Subject: Re: serial console on PC164
! Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
! > On Fri, Oct 12, 2001 at 02:07:01PM +1000, matthew green wrote:
! > >
! > > the PC164 should give you a working SRM console on either
! port, given
! > > the right conditions. do you have a keyboard plugged in?
! try taking
! > > it out... i personally have used a PC164 with serial
! console for the
! > > better part of 3 years now.
! > Actually, try pulling the VGA card, even just temporarily.
! That's more
! > likely to do what you want on an Alpha (pulling the
! keyboard would be the
! > right thing to do on a SPARC).
! You shouldn't even need to do that. I still remember being amazed at
! typing away at SRM on the serial console on my PC164 one night when
! I realised that the VGA card and keyboard were still working (and at
! another SRM prompt too!).
IIRC, this all depends on SRM version, and which machine. Multias need to
have the keyboard removed, to automatically switch to serial console...
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