Re: console shows ààààààààà on startup soon after starting sshd & cron

Allan Jude allanjude at
Fri Jul 26 23:47:24 UTC 2019

On 2019-07-26 9:07 a.m., Dave Cottlehuber wrote:
> Anybody seen this before? Over ipmi, soon after ssh and other daemons start, with
> normal text output, text is garbled:
> Mounting late filesystems:.
> Starting sendmail_submit.
> Configuring vt: blanktime.
> Performing sanity check on sshd configuration.
> Starting sshd.
> Starting cron.
> Starting backgroàààààààààààààààààààààààààààààààààààààààààààààààààààààààààààààààààààààààààààààààààà
> is displayed on the console.
> Immediately after shutting the system down, normal text resumes. I'm guessing it
> is some misconfiguration of some lconsole or terminal settings, but I have no idea
> what that might be?
> A+
> Dave

I wonder if it is changing baud rates, as it shifts between the boot 
console and the getty?

Although I thought IPMI SoL was supposed to 'just work'

Allan Jude

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