Re: SS20 serial port woes
Philippe Troin wrote:
> Marco Gaiarin <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Mandi! Philippe Troin
> > In chel di` si favelave...
> > > 1. When the machine is at runlevel 2, I can start minicom, login via
> > > the serial console. If I close minicom without logging off, my
> > > session stays pending there, waiting for the next person to run
> > > minicom.
> > Sorry, i've no answer to this...
> > > 2. Sometimes, the machine will go back to the OpenPROM prompt
> > > without any reasonable cause. This happens whether or nor minicom
> > > is attached to the serial console... If minicom is attached, I
> > > can see the following output:
> > ...but for this... i've a PC attached via serial line to a SS10, and
> > also my SS10 hangs (i found now and then the ``ok'' prom prompt).
> > Simply i've noticed that halt/boot my PC with serial connected send in
> > some way a BREAK signal to serial line, and BREAK in serial console
> > language are interpreted as Stop-A.
> > Now i live with serial cable disconnected, i plug these only if needed
> > and my SS10 have month of uptime... ;)))
> Yes, but the problem happens even when the computer acting as the
> console stays up all the time, with a minicom attached to the serial
Bad cable. The machine that stays on all the time, does it ever go