[rescue] 7043-260 serial console help - no login prompt
ploopster at gmail.com
Fri Aug 31 01:20:02 CDT 2007
Scott Mickey wrote:
> Wise Rescuers,
> I have an IBM 7043-260 (headless), with a 9600-8-N-1 serial cable on tty0.
> Installation of AIX 5.2 goes fine using the serial console, and after
> install I am able to telnet into the box OK. However, I get no login
> prompt on the serial cable console.
> The terminal server hardware I'm using works OK with all Sun SPARC and
> HP PA-RISC machines, and OK with the IBM 7043-260 during install. It
> appears the IBM serial port changes it's behavior after AIX 5.2 boots.
> This web page says this is the case, anyway:
> I would like to have login access on the serial port in case I ever
> fat finger an `ifconfig` command and loose network access. I have tried
> a few things, as shown below, but no success yet. Your help is much
Is there a graphics card in the machine? Is there a keyboard and/or
mouse and/or tablet attached?
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