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Re: Solarus 8/9 Sparc Questions

cfowler cfowler@outpostsentinel.com
Mon, 3 Mar 2003 06:39:34 -0800 (PST)

Hoe would one get into the boot monitor from a tty-rsc console.  This is
a console over ethernet.  Sending a break via conserver would be of no

On Mon, 2003-03-03 at 09:38, Sigurd Mytting wrote:
> [Kjell Andresen]
> |  On Mon, 3 Mar 2003, cfowler wrote:
> ||  Can someone tell me if Solaris 8 and 9 still goes into the boot monitor
> ||  when a break is sent across the serial line?
> |  I guess so, but you may change the break sequence on your Solaris
> |  host(s).
> It does.  You can change the break-sequence by altering KEYBOARD_ABORT
> in /etc/default/kbd; by setting it to 'alternate' the break-sequence
> is set to '<RETURN><TIDLE><CONTROL B>'.
> -Sigurd
> -- 
> Sigurd Mytting,   <URL:http://www.usit.uio.no/> Section for Operations
> Center for Information Technology Services, University of Oslo, Norway
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