1550 BIOS Redir was Re: (no subject)

Michael E Brown michael_e_brown at dell.com
Tue Dec 17 13:44:00 CST 2002

BIOS problem. 1) Upgrade your BIOS 2) enable BIOS console redirection and
3) disable LILO redirection. LILO will be redirected by the BIOS, so it
should still work. (make sure to disable any graphics in LILO.)

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On Tue, 17 Dec 2002, Darren wrote:

> I've recently run into a LILO problem on multiple poweredge 1550s when
> console redirection is enabled.  All seems to work well unless I enable
> the serial console of lilo with
>         serial=0,9600n8
> With that in my /etc/lilo.conf, booting halts at 'LI'.  If I take that
> back out, booting continues normally.  It also works fine if I turn
> console redirection off in the BIOS, so I can either have access to the
> BIOS setup or LILO but not both.
> I don't have the same problem with 1650s, only 1550s.  Has anyone else run
> into this or know how I might work around it?
> --d
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