Subject: Re: headless install
To: Oliver Tonnhofer <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: tech-install
Date: 08/10/2002 11:36:49
On Sat, 10 Aug 2002, Oliver Tonnhofer wrote:

> To be OnTopic: Isn't it possible to change sysinst to do this /etc/ttys
> modification, when serial bootblock is selected? It would be nice.

Sure. It's just that no one's done it, and there is no open PR.

> >I hope this capability is a permanent addition.
> It is not a new feature. At least in 1.5.2 you could press any key
> during the bootloader msg and type 'consdev com0' for switching the
> console to the serial port.

That would have been difficult if you didn't have a ps/2 keyboard in
the first place.