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

Dima Veselov kab00m at
Sat Jul 27 09:29:15 UTC 2019

> 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

I guess you use console to serial redirection (set in BIOS) and you are 
connecting to IPMI via ssh or other network way. This setup is always 
working bad. The proper way is to have console redirection off (there 
are usually several choices like "off after POST" or so) and point both 
bootloader and FreeBSD to serial port.

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