[Soekris] com speed changing during boot

Christian Weisgerber naddy at mips.inka.de
Sun Jun 7 01:20:28 CEST 2015


On 2015-06-06, Jeff Simmons <jeff at j-simmons.net> wrote:

> I have suddenly run into a problem with one of my Soekris net6501 boxes. When 
> I first boot it, the com speed is 19200, but just before the boot prompt it 
> switches to 9600. This is raising problems with upgrading the OS (OpenBSD). 
> Any idea what's wrong, and anything I can do to fix this?  

That's due to different defaults in the Soekris comBIOS (19200) and
the OpenBSD boot loader (9600).  If you want to switch the latter to
19200, add

stty com0 19200

to /etc/boot.conf.  Alternatively, you could set the comBIOS to
9600.

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Christian "naddy" Weisgerber                          naddy at mips.inka.de


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