[Soekris] dumb serial/monitor port question

Scot Kreienkamp skreien at wcnet.org
Wed Aug 14 02:00:24 UTC 2002


In linux you have to tell LILO to use the serial port as console, it will 
then redirect the LILO prompt and all boot messages from the kernel through 
that serial port.

At 05:23 PM Tuesday 8/13/2002, Paul Farber wrote:
>Am am currently netbooting via PXE with a kernel set up to use the serial
>port as a console.
>
>Will the monitor in bios know to turn off and become a serial port?
>
>Currently when I boot via PXE nothing comes shows on the serial port (laptop)
>after init starts up (and starts a getty on the serial port for login).
>
>Thanks
>--
>Paul Farber
>Farber Technology
>
>570-628-5303
>
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