Subject: Followup: serial console on PC164
To: NetBSD/Alpha <>
From: B. James Phillippe <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 10/12/2001 19:11:01
On Thu, 11 Oct 2001, B. James Phillippe wrote:

> Hello,
> I am having a heck of a time getting serial console to work on my PC164.


Just an update... turns out the problem was on the client-side all along.
You may open fire. :-)

IBM Thinkpads apparently disable the serial port in the BIOS, and although
the OS can detect it and try to use it without error (eg. Linux), data is
not allowed in/out.  Duh.

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