Subject: Re: port-amd64/34259: no ps2 hardware means show stopper when usb fails
To: George Georgalis <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 08/25/2006 22:28:20
On Fri, Aug 25, 2006 at 04:18:38PM -0400, George Georgalis wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 25, 2006 at 10:00:35PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> >On Fri, Aug 25, 2006 at 03:43:11PM -0400, George Georgalis wrote:
> >> Is it possible for someone to make me a 3.1_RC1 install ISO with
> >> installboot console=com1 and =com2 kernels available? It would
> >
> >Hum, just thinking about it, does the kernel see com2 ?
> >I see that amd64 GENERIC and INSTALL have only com0 and com1.
> The blade with an issue has only com2 available.

So you'll need custom kernels anyway

> On another USB only amd64 with an otherwise working install,
> com1 is the available serial port, and it does the same thing...
> boots to VGA after checksum to serial.

Did you check that the kernel does actually see com1 ?

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference