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Booting from serial
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Booting from serial
- From: Greg Thomas <ethant_(_at_)_2fortheroad_(_dot_)_net>
- Date: Thu, 3 May 2001 15:38:49 -0700 (PDT)
Well, I'm running i386 -current on a p133 and figured I'd add "set tty
com1" to /etc/boot.conf. I figured I'd take a chance and reboot remotely
since this is just a dev box. There is no serial console attached at the
moment and of course it didn't boot.
Is the only reason my box didn't reboot because I had set it to com1
instead of com0? I noticed that Henning had mentioned on 4/27 that
-current will reboot without the terminal attached.
Since I have it set to com1 am I never going to get it to boot even if I
have a terminal attached to com1 (resorting to moving it close enough to
a monitor so I can boot from floppy)?