Serial console configured ... break to DDB still doesn't work ..
Marc G. Fournier
scrappy at hub.org
Sat Dec 16 21:47:50 PST 2006
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ALT_BREAK_TO_DEBUGGER let's me do it ...
Thanks for your patience ... this has to have been one of the most painful
serial console configurations I've yet to have to do :(
- --On Sunday, December 17, 2006 01:34:09 -0400 "Marc G. Fournier"
<scrappy at hub.org> wrote:
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> so, I'm still missing a step here somewhere ...
> First, this is an HP Proliant Server ... I've tried using ssh and telnet to
> connect to iLO, and used 'vsp' for the virtual serial port ...
> Here's what I have so far ...
> kernel is built so that it uses COM2 (0x2F8) as comconsole, and I have the
> following in my /boot/loader.conf:
> console="comconsole vidconsole"
> Now, I had missed a step from the handbook, and that was to configure my boot
> blocks for the change in com port ... or, rather, I added the settings to
> /etc/make.conf, 'cd /sys/boot; ...' and installed them, just forgot to do the
> bsdlabel ... type'd reboot, slap'd my forehead for not remembering, but,
> everything came up as expected ... so, does the hint.sio stuff above override
> the requirement to set things in /etc/make.conf and do bsdlabel? The
> handbook instructions seem to be from pre-6.x days as it is, as it still
> talks about configuring sio via the kernle config ...
> So, I reboot, on my VSP, I get all of the normal device probe stuff that one
> would expect, and, thanks to my getty on port ttyd0,I get a login prompt ...
> all great.
> Now, through telnet to ilo, I do:
> ^]send break
> nadda, doesn't drop me to the debugger ... so, I suspect that ilo is trapping
> the break and not passing it to the backend / DDB?
> Now, funny thing ... I did do a reset of iLO, which proceeded to drop the
> system into DDB ... so, somehow, I have to get iLO to send that break ... ?
> I'm double checking with ALT_BREAK_TO_DEBUGGER set, to see if I can get
> *that* to work ... but, if anyone has any thoughts on this, please, I'm all
> ears ... I'm sooooooo close ...
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Marc G. Fournier Hub.Org Networking Services (http://www.hub.org)
Email . scrappy at hub.org MSN . scrappy at hub.org
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