[rescue] RS/6000 7012 370

Mark Brown sunrescue at marknmel.com
Tue Jun 10 21:57:44 CDT 2008

r.stricklin wrote:
> The other piece of "magic" is that AIX will not, by default, display a 
> login banner on a serial terminal without working hardware flow 
> control. A three-wire (or even five-wire) serial cable is not going to 
> cut it.

I'd like to second this one! :-)

This one bit me in the backside.  I had my Model 320 plugged into an 
Nortel/Xylogics Annex 3 (that was not wired for full HW flow control.)  
I think that I went to a Cisco style rollover cable, with cisco hoods - 
and that worked out ok for me.


More information about the rescue mailing list