Subject: Re: Announcement: NetBSD/cobalt 3.0 restore CD
To: Rowdy <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Alex Pelts <email@example.com>
Date: 01/03/2006 22:10:55
That would be a good tip (no pun intended) to add to the Readme file on CD.
> Andrew L. Gould wrote:
>>> 2. sometimes the appliance, after reboot, is not able to obtain an
>>> IP address via DHCP, and it is necessary to connect via the serial
>>> port to complete the installation
>> I'm having the "unknown host" problem; and I've never connected via a
>> serial port. What application is used to connect via the serial
>> port? Cu, minicom and screen do not appear to be available on the
>> restore cd. Can anyone point me to a How-To for this? The networking
>> how-to's on the NetBSD site seem to focus on ethernet networking.
> After booting the restore CD, you should be able to press 'q' to quit
> less, login as root, and type 'tip qube' to connect via the first serial
> port on the machine running the restore CD. That should, of course, be
> connected to the appliance's serial port.