Subject: Re: 2.0 on DEC3000 drops to debugger if console is not connected
To: Michael Smith <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 12/31/2004 14:42:27
On Fri, Dec 31, 2004 at 07:08:37AM +0000, Michael Smith wrote:
> Is it possible that this is causing zstty to fail if a console is not connected?

Yes, this could be related (i.e. unmask an old bug). IMHO serial console ports
should never use rts/cts flow controll.

You could check with something like 

   stty -a -f /dev/console

(I always use 3 wire console cables with rts/cts and dtr/cd/dsr connected