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Sun Jan 30 13:50:25 PST 2005
Tillman Hodgson wrote:
>On Sun, Jan 30, 2005 at 08:52:48PM +0000, Joel Cant wrote:
>>Is it possible to install 5.3 on a sparc64 (Ultra 5) without using
>>serial console, I seem to get garbled consoles when I try to install via
>>normal screen and keyboard?
>Try using a serial console and the 'n' (next) and 'p' (previous) keys
>rather than the arrow keys. There are other ways, but this is probably
>the easiest way to get an install finished quickly.
Yeh, I think something is broken with the serial console on my sparc, I
can connect to it, but it doesnt give me a prompt, I know the settings
are right (9600 baud 8N1) but nothing, thats why i was going for the
plain old keyboard method, to find its garbled :/
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