On Wed, Oct 03, 2001 at 09:48:20AM -0500, Brian wrote:
> I am trying to boot an Origin 200 (which I believe currently has IRIX on
> it, I will be installing linux-mips). It has 2 9 pin serial connectors on
> the back. I have hooked my Wyse terminal up to it with a serial cable
> with and without a null connector @ 9600bps. Is this correct? I get
> nothing on the screen. I have never consoled into an Origin, and am not
> sure if I am doing this right.
Yes, that's correct and by default IRIX also runs a getty on the console.
So you probably want to doublecheck cables. Also disable handshaking.
PS: Replying when you actually want to start a new thread is a bad idea.