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Re: Success: serial console works...


On Wed, 06 Oct 2004 23:18:33 -0400
Russell Hires <rhires@earthlink.net> wrote:

> In BootX, I put the line (among the other things I've got in there):
> console=ttyS1,9600n8. (This is the default setting for kermit, so I
> just used that for both sender and receiver) Click the "linux" button,
> and PRESTO! my kermit terminal in Mac OS on the 68k machine registers
> output from my G3. 

You might want to try 38400 bauds : it is faster, and will also get you
the OF prompt at the serial console.

> Unfortunately, I get to where it says "Freeing unused memory..." and
> there I sit. But the first part, at least, works. I'll redo my kernel
> and see if that has any impact. Maybe I forgot something important. 

Check your /etc/inittab : if you don't have a getty on the serial line,
you won't be able to log in...


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