Serial Console Help Needed
bjmccann at gmail.com
Tue Nov 29 16:22:00 GMT 2005
On 11/28/05, Jay <jayp.ml at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11/29/05, Brian McCann <bjmccann at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi all. I'm having a heck of a time trying to get a serial console
> > setup on 5.4. I've recompiled the boot blocks to set the speed to
> > 19200, added "set console="comconsole" " to /boot/loader.rc, turned on
> > /dev/ttyd0 and ttyd1 in /etc/ttys, and added -P to /boot.config. I
> > can see the kernel messages, then it looks like when rc runs, it
> > stops. I don't see anything beyond "Mounting root from
> > ufs:/dev/da0s1a", until I get my getty (which, for some reason is
> > ttyd1, not ttyd0). The config for sio0 in dmesg shows "sio0:
> > <16550A-compatible COM port> port 0x2f8-0x2ff irq 3 flags 0x10 on
> > acpi0".
> > Any ideas? I'm out of good ones...
> > Thanks,
> > --Brian
> > _-=-_-=-_-=-_-=-_-=-_-=-_-=-_-=-_-=-_-=-_-=-_
> > Brian McCann
> > Systems & Network Administrator, K12USA
> > "I don't have to take this abuse from you -- I've got hundreds of
> > people waiting to abuse me."
> > -- Bill Murray, "Ghostbusters"
> try add nc flag(no carrier) to gettytab entry
> like this..
> ttyd0 "/usr/libexec/getty serialcon" vt100 on secure
> (or ttyd1..?)
> it fixed same trouble on mine.
> btw, I don't know why your sio0 is 0x2f8 irq3 .. isn't it supposed to
> be detected as sio1?
> If you are going to use boot0sio too, you need to add
> 'BOOT_COMCONSOLE_PORT=0x2F8' to /etc/make.conf then
> recompile/install /sys/boot then install boot0sio using boot0cfg(8).
Tried messing with gettytab and ttys....no go. I think it's got to do
with the boot blocks though. I've been using bsdlabel to re-write
them, as per the handbook....is this not doing what the hanbook claims
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