Subject: Re: HP 9000/380
To: Chuck Youse <>
From: None <>
List: port-hp300
Date: 05/03/2001 12:29:18
On Thu, May 03, 2001 at 06:22:59AM -0400, Chuck Youse wrote:
> Hello,
> I recently acquired an HP9000/380 without a keyboard or monitor.  From
> browsing some of the FAQs linked on the NetBSD/hp300 page, it looks like I
> need a keyboard in order to force the HP to use a serial console?
> Is that right?  Or will it detect the lack of keyboard and automatically
> switch to serial?  

The 380 will automatically use a serial console without a keyboard or
a framebuffer. Default is 9600 8N1 I think. The 380 is absolutely my
favourite machine btw:) Anyway, if you remove the framebuffer I'm 
certain it will go to console-on-serial.