Serial Port Problems
Dan D Niles
dan at more.net
Fri Mar 2 16:46:01 UTC 2007
On Fri, 2007-03-02 at 01:33 -0800, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Dan D Niles" <dan at more.net>
> To: <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
> Sent: Thursday, March 01, 2007 1:27 PM
> Subject: Serial Port Problems
> > More Dell 2950 woes.
> > I use serial ports to manage my FreeBSD machines remotely. I've never
> > had any problems until now. I've installed FreeBSD 6.2 on a Dell 2950.
> > The install goes without problems over the serial port. After the
> > reboot, I get the typical:
> > FreeBSD/i386 (test.host.net) (ttyd0)
> > login:
> > and I can log in just fine. If I disconnect and come back later
> > (sometimes), or if I hit return without entering a login name (always)
> > it starts spitting out junk like:
> Get a cheapie pci serial port card, plug it in, and see if it works any
I use console redirection to have access to the BIOS over the serial
port. Can I redirect console output to a pci card?
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