Problems with syslogd under 5.2-RELEASE

Josef Karthauser joe at
Mon Jan 12 05:26:38 PST 2004

On Mon, Jan 12, 2004 at 03:21:50PM +0200, Ari Suutari wrote:
> Hi,
> On Monday 12 January 2004 14:45, Josef Karthauser wrote:
> > > Is your console in some wird state? (XOFF, scroll-lock-on, ...)
> > Maybe, I'm running a serial console on this machine, and I changed over
> > to it at the same time as the problems began (at the same time I
> > upgraded to 5.2).  The serial console is a remote serial port connected
> > to a Cisco box.
> I had problems like this (although on 4.x -version). When I changed
> the console line in /etc/ttys to this:
> ttyd0   "/usr/libexec/getty 3wire.9600" vt100   on secure
> It has been working ok since that. I think the magic
> is in "3wire.xxxx", it tells getty that there won't be
> modem signals available.

I've got

    cuaa0   "/usr/libexec/getty std.9600"   vt220   on  secure

I thought that the cuaa0 device did that automatically?

Josef Karthauser (joe at
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