On Wednesday 13 September 2006 14:59, Jonathan McKeown wrote: > I'm using my laptop and tip(1) as a serial terminal. This is working well > when a machine is booted with the laptop connected to its serial port. > However, I need to be able to connect the laptop to a machine which was > booted without a serial console. > > I've set the ttyd0 line in /etc/ttys and sigHUPed init. The machine is > still not recognising the presence of the ``serial terminal'' - the > getty(1) process on the server is not bound to a controlling terminal and > nothing is appearing in the tip(1) screen on the laptop.
OK, creating a line in /etc/ttys for cuad0 seems to have worked. Will that cause problems later? I assume the problem is that the tip(1) process (or possibly the USB-serial adapter) is not DTRT with respect to carrier. Is there any other way round this? Jonathan _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"