probs on 6.2-prerelease

Danny Braniss danny at
Mon Sep 25 06:54:40 PDT 2006

> Hey all,
> I don't know if this is pre 6.2 specific but I changed my /etc/tty for 
> device ttyd0 to 'on' from 'off' and when I rebooted the pc I couldn't 
> login via regular KVM console, just don't get a login.
> The more alarming thing was that while it appeared everything was 
> booting up from the boot up messages on the screen, I couldn't remotely 
> log into the server in fact it appears the machine didn't bring up the 
> Ethernet device as I couldn't even ping it.
> As soon as I switched the ttyd0 back to 'off' and rebooted it I could 
> ssh back into the server etc.
> I have a regular kernel and 1 jail and samba on this machine.
> This might just be a ports thing but on another 6.2 server I setup a 
> jailed mail server with courier imap and I have noticed that it fails to 
> build the courier-imap port with FAM support.
> I tried also installing the gamin FAM alternative which builds ok but I 
> get signal 11 when I try to login to the imap server.
> Does anyone else have these problems?

I've been having this for a very long time, if the serial port does
not realy exist - i don't know the technical wording for this -,

if the kernel detected the sio hardare, but it's not realy
wired, then it the kernel will hang when getty will try to open it.


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