Re: installing off of serial console.
Matt Rose wrote:
> On Fri, 22 Sep 2000, Thomas 'Mike' Michlmayr wrote:
> > On Fri, Sep 22, 2000 at 11:50:25 -0400,
> > Matt Rose <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > Is it possible to install debian through a sparc serial console?
> > curses works for me. an interesting thing to add is that for me the special
> > characters (for borders and so) work during installation, but are (singular
> > character) garbage afterwards. but i was never bothered enough to investigate.
> Hmm, I found the same thing myself. It probably sets the TERM
> variable and the termcap file to something that doesn't quite understand
> sparc serial console.
Could you check your /etc/inittab for a getty entry that looks like:
T1:23:respawn:/sbin/getty -L ttyS1 9600 vt100
The last parameter should be the contents of the TERM variable.
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