Subject: Re: Serial console on SS2 under 1.4.1?
To: jonl <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 10/31/1999 22:29:37
	Do you know if there is a PR open on the problem?
	If not, would it be possible for you to send one with the
	patch you used? :)



On Sun, 31 Oct 1999, jonl wrote:

> 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.
> -Jon