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Re: Bad console baud rate 8

To: Jarek Mrozek <>
Subject: Re: Bad console baud rate 8
From: Klaus Naumann <>
Date: Tue, 26 Sep 2000 20:41:31 +0200
In-reply-to: <>; from on Tue, Sep 26, 2000 at 17:59:49 +0200
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On Tue, 26 Sep 2000 17:59:49 Jarek Mrozek wrote:
> I'm new.

Many ppl are ;)

> Where I may find faq this group, or archive.

You can find the most things at or at .

> I have one big problem.
> I can't install Linux on SGI.
> I set up bootp and tftp on anoder linux machine.
> When I try boot():vmlinux I get message: Bad console baud rate 8.
> (I have PC as console for SGI)

The first guess I have is, that you have a wrong setting for 
the dbaud variable in your PROM. You need to enter the command monitor
and type "setenv dbaud 9600" . If it then doesn't work you should mail
again and tell us which kernel you are trying to boot.

        CU, Klaus

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