Subject: Re: UPDATE: More PPP fun! 2
To: Ronny Svedman <ronny@Update.UU.SE>
From: Sheila //or// Bob (depends on who's writing) <>
List: port-vax
Date: 09/19/1998 09:42:37
Ronny Svedman wrote:
> Now you and me are in the exact same position.  the board shows up during
> boot (and we even have the same address and kernels now sincy you have
> 1.3.2 generic also), we can see gettys running for all eight ports
> (std.9600), and still the ports are completely dead.  I tried the exactly
> same ttys file on my laptop 386 (4 meg ram - *shudder*), (but only two
> entries ofcourse, only 2 ports on that thing, and devicenames changed
> accordingly), and when getty:s were running, the com ports echoed chars
> sent at them in 9600, but there was no sign of a login banner or nothing
> like that. if I sent a Ctrl-D at the port, the getty for that port would
> die and disappear until reboot. This, obviously does not happen on the
> Vax, whose ports are completely silent and deaf.
> We must be missing something!
That is what I figure, and I will not be too embarrassed when someone
chimes in and says: did you ....

Erno, Ken, you are welcome to jump in here and tell me what I am doing
Thanks for any help, pointers, gestalts!
real address is shsrms at erols dot com
The Herbal Gypsy and the Tinker.