Re: SparcStation20 setup problems
On Sat, Jul 26, 2003 at 09:07:18PM +0200, Hendrik Sattler wrote:
> Frank Gevaerts wrote:
> > On Sat, Jul 26, 2003 at 12:54:34PM +0200, Hendrik Sattler wrote:
> >> It tells me that those are TMS390Z50 CPUs in slot 0 and 2. Then that
> >> "Power on self test (POST) is running ...."
> >> However, then screen is slowly filled with random characters, some only
> >> displayed as bold '?'.
> >> Does anyone have an insight, what's going on and can help me to fix it?
> > ISTR that the initial bootup messages are always at 9600 bps, but after
> > that, the speed is configurable. Try setting your terminal to 19200 or
> > 38400 bps, and see if that helps.
> You are great :-D
> As you said, it starts with 9600bps and switches after POST to 19200bps.
> Whoever at SUN thought that such a behaviour would make sense.
> After all, it's the first serial terminal that I have seen :)
Means someone at one point set it to 19200. All suns that I have seen
default to 9600.
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