[rescue] Installing OpenBSD on a Sparc2

Bran Tregare rescue at sunhelp.org
Mon Jun 11 15:32:51 CDT 2001

you are using a null-modem cable between your mac and your sparc, 
correct?  default is 9600,8,n,1 or 9600,7,e,1 for console (i forget exactly 
which it is)

At 11:05 AM 6/11/01 -0500, you wrote:
>I am finally getting around to installing OpenBSD 2.9 on that old
>SPARCstation 2.  I am trying to use a mac to install the OS but I don't
>know the settings.  I've tried 9600 baud and lower but didn't get
>anything from the sparc.  The console app is set to 8N1 and I know that
>is correct.
>I am plugged into the *A* DB-25 port and disconnected the KB and mouse.
>Should I pull the video card also?  Didn't think that mattered.
>I'll try pulling the vid card and the extra expansion card (SCSI,
>Ethernet and DB-25 port - that may be causing the problem also) and see
>what happens.
>Any help would be appreciated.
>rescue maillist  -  rescue at sunhelp.org

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