Serial settings (was RE: [pups] 2.11BSD boot hangs.)

Ian King iking at
Tue Feb 27 05:06:07 AEST 2001

FWIW, I noticed that Unix V6 is happier with 7E1 for its console, too; I'm
using a terminal emulator, and was getting garbage from V6 (but had had no
problems with RSX-11).  -- Ian 

-----Original Message-----
From: Steven M. Schultz [mailto:sms at]
Sent: Monday, February 26, 2001 10:22 AM
To: pups at
Subject: Re: [pups] 2.11BSD boot hangs.


> BTW: What serial parameters does 2.11BSD use? The first time I booted
> UNIX I got garbage after "user mem  = 307200". I seted the vt220 to 7e1
> and this worked, but is it correct?

	Yes, 7e1 is correct - a legacy setting from eons ago.

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