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Xylogics Microannex and OpenBSD/i386
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Xylogics Microannex and OpenBSD/i386
- From: "David de Gruyl" <david_(_at_)_bhaermandegruyl_(_dot_)_org>
- Date: Fri, 16 May 2003 14:15:13 -0400
- Mail-followup-to: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
I have a Xylogics Microannex xl which I am using to connect a number of
computers console lines to. One of those machines is an OpenBSD 3.2
i386 machine. I have made an adapter which works just fine, as long as
I am not using the boot console. Another of the machines is an OpenBSD
3.2 sparc. The sparc works fine, but then the console is served by the
bootrom on sparc, correct?
Getty on the serial line works great, and the console is served over it,
but on booting the machine appears to wait for something. In order to
boot, I connect up my VT330, and everything works as expected.
My basic question is whether there is anything special about the boot
serial driver? Is there anyplace in the code which I should look for
what is happening during the boot process?
stty com1 9600
set tty com1
Any thoughts welcome
David de Gruyl <david_(_at_)_bhaermandegruyl_(_dot_)_org>