Subject: Re: headless install
To: Frederick Bruckman <>
From: Oliver Tonnhofer <>
List: tech-install
Date: 08/10/2002 19:08:15
Hallo Frederick,

Frederick Bruckman <> wrote:
>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.

There is an open PR (install/17904) :)

>> 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.

Of course.