Subject: Re: serial woes
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Brian Hechinger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/28/2001 10:13:43
> Have you tried it as root? If it works then, check the permissions. You
> might have to add the username to a group that has access to the ttys-- IIRC
> uucp is one. I had a similar problem connecting to mu sun-3/280 console
> from my PC. As it was just temporary, I su'd to root, instead of fixing the
i've been doing this as root the whole time. which is the stumper (i should
have mentioned that in the original email, but that's what i get for trying
to send email out quick before i go to bed at 2am)
> Dunno which tty it is. Check dmesg?
they show up as scc0 and scc1. which don't exist in /dev since i need to be
/dev/ttys shows that /dev/ttyc would be the non-console serial line. i'm
guessing that's right? but on the other hand it's setup to have getty start
on that line and it never does.