On Sun, Jul 04, 2004 at 08:59:57AM -0500, J.D. Bronson wrote:
> This is really odd. I setup a 5.2.1 machine and used the serial port for 
> console. I see it booting up just fine until it gets to the part where it 
> checks the hard drive for fragmentation....then it SLOWS to a crawl....
> it get's past the hard drive and then each part of the boot is word by word 
> as if someone is typing it....
> Once the machine is up, the network side of it FLIES and all is well...but 
> the serial console cannot be used at all...nothing happens. Like it's 
> jammed or stuck for example.
> This is on a compaq deskpro EN SFF with dual COM ports and I built a kernel 
> that detects as much as I can on this machine.
> I have other FreeBSD machines that do not exhibit this and was wondering if 
> anyone else came across this before and what they did?

Do the serial settings change at all on the port?

-- Skylar Thompson ([EMAIL PROTECTED])
-- http://www.cs.earlham.edu/~skylar/

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