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Re: Magnum 4000 serial console?

Subject: Re: Magnum 4000 serial console?
From: Thomas Bogendoerfer <>
Date: Mon, 17 Aug 1998 23:10:21 +0200
In-reply-to: <>; from Eric Jorgensen on Mon, Aug 17, 1998 at 11:22:13AM -0600
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On Mon, Aug 17, 1998 at 11:22:13AM -0600, Eric Jorgensen wrote:
>     So, since I've never booted my Magnum, know next to nothing about
> it's background, and haven't spent the money on a 13W3 connector to
> complete the cable I'm building, I'm wondering if I can boot this thing
> with a serial console to see if it works. It would be disappointing to

It's possible. I used a serial console some time ago. But I had to
configure this with the arc firmware.  Maybe the arc firmware switches
to serial console, when doesn't find the graphics card.


See, you not only have to be a good coder to create a system like Linux,
you have to be a sneaky bastard too ;-)
                   [Linus Torvalds in <4rikft$7g5@linux.cs.Helsinki.FI>]

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