Subject: Re: Serial console on SS2 under 1.4.1?
To: David Brownlee <>
From: jonl <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 10/31/1999 17:23:39
On Sun, 31 Oct 1999, David Brownlee wrote:

> 	Hmm - have you pulled the framebuffer, tried 'set-defaults', and
> 	tried setting the input-device and output-device again?
> 	I have a sparc2 here running 1.4 on serial console OK (well, its
> 	some way away, but I have a spiderport I can use to break into
> 	the prom :)

This is a problem under 1.4.1 with some prom revisions (AFAIK).  I had the
same problem on my sparc 2.  The solution is a custom kernel, hacked to
force a given serial port to be the console.  I have such a kernel
(GENERIC) - if you'd like, I can set it up for ftp or http.