Subject: Re: Serial console on SS2 under 1.4.1?
To: David Brownlee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: jonl <email@example.com>
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.