From: Colin Whittaker (grimnar at domain redbrick.dcu.ie)
Date: Wed 08 May 2002 - 18:41:00 IST
Liam Bedford stated the following on Wed, May 08, 2002 at 06:28:42PM +0100 :
> On Wed, 8 May 2002 18:19:09 +0100 (IST)
> Mel <mel at domain csn.ul.ie> blurted in message
> Pine.LNX.4.44.0205081811431.1543-100000 at domain skynet:
> > I've managed to get my hands on an old SparcStation 5 and I want to try
> > and put Linux on it. I think the keyboard is busted because the screen
> > remains black when I turn them on so I'm trying to get some reaction via a
> > serial terminal so I can see boot messages.
> unplug the video card. then it'll default to a serial connection.
A missing keyboard will trigger the system to switch to serial console.
> it'll probably default to 9600, and as Kevin mentioned, a null cable is
> Liam Bedford | Greg: Can't you see you're all alcoholics?
> --------------| Guv: Oi. We don't call them that. We call
> them fanatical followers of the Ale
> Kaeda network.
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