Serial console prob on amd64

arden arden at
Thu Nov 24 18:50:19 GMT 2005

On Thu, 24 Nov 2005 15:28:54 +0100
Freminlins <freminlins at> wrote:

> Hello,
> I have a dual amd64 machine on which serial console is not working
> properly. I've configured dozens of Intel machines without a problem.
> I have set up boot.config and /etc/ttys. If I boot the machine some
> data is printed to console. Rather than paste the whole lot here,
> here's the last few lines:
> Timecounters tick every 1.000 msec
> ad0: 78167MB <Maxtor 6Y080L0 YAR41BW0> at ata0-master UDMA133
> ad1: 78167MB <Maxtor 6Y080L0 YAR41BW0> at ata0-slave UDMA133
> acd0: CDROM <SR244W/T01A> at ata1-master UDMA33
> SMP: AP CPU #1 Launched!
> Trying to mount root from ufs:/dev/ad0s1a
> bge0: link state changed to DOWN
> bge1: link state changed to DOWN
> And that's it. Serial console is frozen, but the machine boots up and runs fine.
> Any suggestions?
> Thanks,
> Frem.

has this ever worked? If its a new box could be a hardware prob could try a loop-back test if you have the wrap plugs 

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