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