idl0r at gentoo
Apr 27, 2012, 11:29 AM
On 04/27/12 at 10:29AM -0700, Diego Elio Pettenò wrote:
Re: [RFC] Changing default serial-console definition in inittab
[In reply to]
> Since I've been configuring a couple of systems lately for remote
> access, which include configuring the serial console, I'm wondering if
> it would be a good idea to change our inittab so that the default
> (commented out) definition of the serial consoles is a bit more.. modern.
> The current definition sets the console at 9600 baud, using vt100
> emulation; I think most of us who configure it, do so at 115200 baud,
> and some prefer vt-utf8 over vt100 (the two are partially compatible as
> far as I can tell).
> Of the two systems I've configured – a SuperMicro server which is the
> new tinderbox host, and an HP for work – both have the default IPMI
> configuration for Serial-over-LAN set at 115200, and the HP also had
> VT-UTF8 by default for emulation (SuperMicro defaulted to vt100 but
> still allows utf8).
> Diego Elio Pettenò — Flameeyes
> flameeyes [at] flameeyes — http://blog.flameeyes.eu/
+1 on the 115200 baud but I'm not sure about the VT-UTF8 even though I'd prefer
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