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 14:45:05
On Fri, Dec 31, 2004 at 05:39:02AM +0000, Michael Smith wrote:
> I am looking at that, but I don't really understand how it works so it will take some time to get right. Is this something which I can use to reconfigure the system so that it behaves differently WRT the console device the next time it starts up?

This was only intended to prevent the ddb-on-break (if you set it to, say
"+++++" it will drop into the debugger when you press five successive +, but
ignore break).

It changes the behaviour imediately, to make it persistent, you need to add
it to /etc/sysctl.conf.