[SunHELP] break sent during connection to SC

Predrag Zecevic - Solaris System Administrator predrag.zecevic at 2e-systems.com
Thu Jun 9 03:21:34 CDT 2005


Break=STOP-a (correct).

You can prevent sending break to box when you shutdown your PC with 
uncommenting line:


in /etc/default/kbd file

Hope this helps ... ;-)

listmail at triad.rr.com wrote:

>ok thanks for the tip.  Now this "send break signal" is the equivalent 
>of what Stop-A does correct?  meaning the OS is halted for the time 
>----- Original Message -----
>From: Dieter Montanez <dietermontanez at bellsouth.net>
>Date: Wednesday, June 8, 2005 3:59 pm
>Subject: Re: [SunHELP] break sent during connection to SC
>>use "go" instead of "resume" to get out of the ok prompt.
>>Sometimes when you reboot a PC it will generate break
>>signal and if it is connected to the console port ... bang
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: sunhelp-bounces at sunhelp.org [mailto:sunhelp-
>>bounces at sunhelp.org]OnBehalf Of listmail at triad.rr.com
>>Sent: Wednesday, June 08, 2005 12:27 PM
>>To: sunhelp at sunhelp.org
>>Subject: [SunHELP] break sent during connection to SC
>>I connected to an V880 SC this morning through the serial port. It 
>>already stupid that I chose to use hyperterm since you can't 
>>send a break, but somehow it sent a break anyway.  Either through 
>>having connected a cable or perhaps settings I chose which were 
>>9600,N,8,1.  Is there any explanation behind this?   I suppose 
>>the keyswitch to lock should prevent this in the future, but I 
>>out to see our production box sitting at the ok prompt...  I 
>>tried "resume" but was getting FAST MMU miss so I had to reboot 
>>box.  Thanks for any info.
>>FYI I've caught wind of TERATERM and i'm going to check that out, 
>>but I'
>>m still wary of connecting up through the serial port if a break 
>>going to be sent and thus interrupt operations.  All I really need 
>>do is dump the config and get the IP address that was originally 
>>configured in the SC for administrative telnet connections.
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