>Many thanks for your answer about the settings for hyper terminal
>to connect my windows box over the serial port with my sun ultra 10.
>9600 bps, 8 data bits, No parity, 1 stop bit, XON/XOFF flow control
>I also set "diag-switch? = true" but I'm still not able to get the
>data transmitted to my hyper terminal session.
>Does it debend on which serial port (ttya or ttyb) I connect the
>Null Modem Cable on the Sun Ultra 10?
>Does it just send the data over the serial line when there is no
The default configuration of Solaris does not enable a login
service on either serial port.
If the machine is powered on without a keyboard attached, it
will automatically switch the system console to serial port A.
When this happens the console login service runs on serial port A.
So you have a choice. Power on the machine without the keyboard
plugged in so the console login service is automatically run on
serial port A, or enable a login service on serial port A (or B)
To enable a login service using Admintool:
1. log in as root, run admintool
2. choose Browse->Serial Ports
3. click once on the "a" line or the "b" line - whichever one you
plugged the serial cable into. Clicking highlights that line
4. choose Edit->Modify
5. in the next window, set the Template button to "Modem - Bidirectional",
then to "Terminal - Hardwired"
6. make sure the "Baud Rate" button is 9600
7. type vt100 in the "Terminal" text box
8. click the "OK" button (not the "Apply" button)
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