On Sun, Jul 20, 2008 at 08:05:32PM +0200, Manuel Kasper wrote:
> On 17.07.2008, at 19:05, Nick Shore wrote:
> >Would it be possible for you to add a config option on the generic
> >PC one to enable the console via the serial port ?? or switch
> >between vga and serial ?
> It's difficult to put this in the config, as it has to be known at a
> very early stage during boot, but I'll consider making two generic-pc
> images; one with serial console, and one with VGA. It's a shame that
> the boot loader's keyboard presence detection doesn't work properly
> for some USB keyboards/BIOSes, otherwise it could be all automatic.
It seems like it *might* be possible to have both work simultaneously by
putting this in loader.conf:
I believe had this working when trying to debug a freebsd box over
serial console; I could never successfully change the speed from 9600