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Redirecting Solaris Output to the Serial Port

The following procedure shows how to redirect Solaris operating system output from the Sun Fire X2100 M2 server to a serial console. Use these instructions to redirect OS output after the software is installed.

Note - To redirect the server output to the console during OS installation, see the instructions in .

1. After Solaris is installed, log into the server as root (superuser).

2. Make edits to the following files:

Edit the following lines in the /boot/solaris/bootenv.rc file to read as follows:

setprop console 'ttyb'
setprop ttyb-mode 115200,8,n,1,-

Edit the following line in the /boot/grub/menu.lst file to read as follows:

kernel /platform/i86pc/multiboot -B console=ttyb

Add the following line to the end of the /kernel/drv/asy.conf file:

name="asy" parent="isa" reg=1,0x2f8,8 interrupts=3;

Edit the following line in the /var/svc/manifest/system/console-login.xml

file as follows:

<propval name='label' type='astring' value='115200'/>

3. Reboot the system with the following command:

reboot -- -r

You should then be sent back to the /SP prompt.

4. Run the following command:

start /SP/AgentInfo/console

You should now begin to see console output of the system starting up.