Subject: Re: 1.5.2 install over serial console: possible?
To: Eric Schnoebelen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: B. James Phillippe <email@example.com>
Date: 10/22/2001 11:44:24
On Mon, 22 Oct 2001, Eric Schnoebelen wrote:
> "B. James Phillippe" writes:
> - I just gave this a whirl on a headless PC164 and the console seems to
> - disappear once the netboot (second stage) is complete. Do I need
> - video/keyboard to install?
> I've never needed a video/keyboard to install my PC164's
> (nor my PC64's). Just make sure the the SRM variable `console' is set to
> `serial' (I believe that's it..) It sounds like it's currently set to
Just a followup on this problem. I found the cause and it was somewhat my
fault (surprised you, did I?). I was using the secondary serial port,
which works fine for serial console in SRM, fooling me into thinking the
problem was with the installation. When I switched to the primary serial
port, everything is fine.
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