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 From:  Manuel Kasper <mk at neon1 dot net>
 To:  Harald Sauff <harald dot sauff at tu dash harburg dot de>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] 1.3b3 suddenly stopped booting on net4501
 Date:  Mon, 6 Aug 2007 18:17:59 +0200
On 06.08.2007, at 17:38, Harald Sauff wrote:

> But: Shouldn't this then be considered a bug?
> Explanation: The standard speed of the Soekris 4501 serial port is  
> 19200
> bps. In 1.231 one could just connect to the serial port with 19200 bps
> and then read the BIOS output as well as the m0n0wall boot output. Now
> in 1.3b3 I have to choose: either listen to the BIOS with 19200  
> bps, OR
> listen to the m0n0wall boot with 9600 bps.

...or set the ComBIOS to 9600 bps too.

Unfortunately, with FreeBSD 6.x, the "auto-detection" (i.e. have the  
kernel use whatever serial port speed was set by the BIOS) doesn't  
work as in 4.x anymore.

- Manuel