How to enable console ttys in FC4? ANd why are the console ttys
disabled? There seems to be no file under /etc for this.
Jim Cornette replied:
If you are talking about serial output to the kernel, adding
console=ttyS0,9600n8 would give you kernel output to your serial com
If you have no consoles referencing ctl-alt-F[1-6] then you have a bug
with your video card related to Graphical /text mode switching.
okay you've just confused me ... serial port?
Firstly, please quote context in your e-mails, like I've done. Asking
questions without providing the context is like going into your bank and
expecting to continue the conversation you had two weeks back without
reminding them who you are or what the problem was!
Secondly, are you the original poster, or someone else?
A "serial port" is usually a variant on the old RS-232 standard (at
least for PCs), which must go back to the 1960s or so. It is, or was,
the standard way of attaching things like modems and old-fashioned text
terminals to a computer. (Those are things that just display what the
main computer tells them to, and send keypresses back to the main
i have a Nvidia 6200, and if you mean the monitor port is the serial
port ... then i will try that.
Erm. Please don't...
i can ctl-alt-F* just fine! but in the
xserver the window always starts up 80x23, and i'm using FC3 until FC5
This seems to be a different problem you have. You've been answered in
the original thread...
E-mail address: james | "OK, so your monitor is not working, the screen is
@westexe.demon.co.uk | blank, and no matter what you do it stays blank? Do
| you see that button on the bottom right hand side of
| the screen? Press it. . . ."