Subject: Re: Serial console on 3000/700
To: Isaac Gravestock <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Pavel Cahyna <email@example.com>
Date: 12/09/2004 09:55:00
On Thu, 09 Dec 2004 06:43:17 +0000, Isaac Gravestock wrote:
> I boot from CD and I get the usual SWITCHING TO SERIAL CONSOLE message.
> I have a null modem cable connected to the 25pin
> serial port but I get nothing coming up on my terminal emulator. If I
> boot with the S3 switch down I get nothing over the monitor or the
> serial cable.
> Can someone please give me an idea on how to get this thing going?
See http://www.netbsd.org/Ports/alpha/faq.html#serial-consoles. Briefly,
the 25 pin serial port is not the console. The console is the 6-wire MMJ