Liam Bedford stated the following on Fri, Mar 22, 2002 at 11:34:20AM +0000 :
> On 22 Mar 2002 10:34:40 +0000
> Mark Kilmartin <mrk at renre-europe.com> blurted in message 1016793280.6813.12.camel at klein:
>> > Sorry I should have specified these machines are real machines and have
> > their BIOS over serial lines.
> > A feature that I have really started to like.
> > The sort of thing I had in mind was where a machine has been rebooted
> > and I wasn't quick enough to hit DEL to get into the BIOS in this case I
> > have to wait for Linux to finish booting and then reboot and get into
> > the BIOS in time.
> > I actually just thought of one other thing I would like to be able to
> > do.
> > Can I pass "Ctrl A" along the serial line?
> > To access the SCSI BIOS.
> you should be able to send just about anything over the line... IIRC there's a keystroke to press, and then it'll send whatever you type next virgin, without trying to interpret it... (you can always tell it to use META rather than CTRL for commands, so it'll leave CTRL-A alone).
>> (I'm trying to remember the name of the card that simulated a hercules display, and sent it out over serial... weasel or something).
realweasal2000 or something very close to that
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