Subject: Re: newbie question, serial console
To: julien maerten <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Brandon D. Valentine <email@example.com>
Date: 07/02/2001 12:02:32
On Mon, 2 Jul 2001, julien maerten wrote:
>First of all, thanx for your fast answer.
>I'm sure that my cable is right, as I can use it to connect to the
>Irix's serial console.
>In my serial communication software, I use the settings 9600 / 8N1
>> sure you don't have a keyboard plugged into the Indy, or you have the
>> PROM setup to boot straight to serial console.
>and how do you do that ? Here are some of my env prom vars :
If you unplug the keyboard and monitor it should automagically use the
serial console, otherwise you'll need to change the prom env vars to
reflect console=d rather than g for the serial port to be selected. See
prom(1) under Irix for details.
Brandon D. Valentine <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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