n00b question regarding installation via serial console

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
Thu Jun 4 15:34:05 UTC 2009

>> man boot.config
> Sure that's enough?  ttys is still going to mark the ttyd0 line as
> "off" and won't present a tty/login then.

no. it's set to "console" in installator IMHO.
that's universal.
> I think it's more complicated than that.  And what if the boot process
> hangs for some reason?  no console output either by your solution.


> Enabling a serial console on a typical install means editing 3 files.
>  /boot/loader.conf
>  /boot.config
>  /etc/ttys
> loader.conf needs to know the COM port speed (default 9600), and what
> device to output the console.

by default it uses what boot already use. at least it worked for me.

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