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Re: Warning: persistent break condition on serial port 0.

To: Linux MIPS <linux-mips@oss.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: Warning: persistent break condition on serial port 0.
From: Jan-Benedict Glaw <jbglaw@lug-owl.de>
Date: Thu, 7 Mar 2002 22:06:09 +0100
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On Thu, 2002-03-07 21:40:20 +0100, Jan-Benedict Glaw <jbglaw@lug-owl.de>
wrote in message <20020307204020.GF25044@lug-owl.de>:
> On Thu, 2002-03-07 20:59:48 +0100, Jan-Benedict Glaw <jbglaw@lug-owl.de>
> wrote in message <20020307195948.GE25044@lug-owl.de>:
> >                          Running power-on diagnostics...
> > Warning: persistent break condition on serial port 0.
> > Warning: persistent break condition on serial port 0.
> >                            Starting up the system...
> >                To perform system maintenance instead, press <Esc>
> 
> I've now modified the cable: it's only signal ground and the receiving
> wire, so I really can only receive the Indy's messages. I cannot
> send anything anymore, but I still get those messages. I think this
> means that the box is now a paperweight: no way to access it, because
> I cannot even set console to ttyS1...

Things are getting better: I am root on that machine through a telnet
login (Irix 6.2 is running). Is there a way to set the console
device to ttyd1? Maybe that could work...

MfG, JBG

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