Re: USB keyboard & mouse on Sun Ultra 5 w/PCI USB card
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org> you write:
>In response to Blars' message, I find the serial console concept intriguing.
>Could you point me to a website or two that explain how to set it up, the
>necessary cabling required (straight-through vs. crossover, DB9-DB9 or
>DB9-DB25, pinouts would be nice), the comm parameters (I think I saw this in
>OpenBoot), etc. etc....
Standard crossover cable to hook to a PC. Use port 0, I think it's
the 25 pin serial port on an ultra 5. 9600 8 none
Enabled by booting with no keyboard connected.
If you installed with keyboard/monitor, you need to edit /etc/inittab
to start a getty on ttyS0 and don't start them on tty?.
Blars Blarson email@example.com
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