[Soekris] OpenBSD 3.5 logon prompt not showing up
okan at demirmen.com
Sat Sep 11 04:45:58 UTC 2004
On Fri 2004.09.10 at 21:33 -0700, Peter Bako wrote:
> After installing a dozen or so 4501 units with OpenBSD I have come across a
> problem I have not seen before... The unit boots up (I'm attached to the
> console port watching the process), goes through bios, OpenBSD's startup
> routine, the entire rc script, then stops. The last thing that displays on
> the serial console is the results of the date command at the end of the rc
> script, after which nothing. The system is up and running, I can connect to
> it with SSH, but nothing further on the serial console.
> I've verified my settings in boot.conf and ttys (console "/usr/libexec/getty
> std.19200" vt220 off secure), both of which have to be correct to
> even see this much, as well as all other settings that I know of. About the
> only difference is that I am using OpenBSD 3.5 for the first time - until
> now I've used OpenBSD 3.3 and 3.4 for all my units. All I can guess is that
> for some reason getty is sending its output to some other location, but I've
> not had this before so I cannot even beging to guess where, how to fix it.
Should be the "tty00" line instead of "console" line (and "on") in
/etc/ttys, and I'm surprised you didn't have that in 3.3 and 3.4.
$ grep tty00 /etc/ttys
tty00 "/usr/libexec/getty std.19200" vt220 on secure
> Any ideas?
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