PE 2650, ERA, OMSA and serial console problem

Michael Redinger Michael.Redinger at
Wed Mar 19 09:39:01 CST 2003

AFAIR setup also installs racser and ppp which you actually don't need
(but which disable your serial console). Remove those (and install racadm

Hope this helps,

Michael Redinger
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On Wed, 19 Mar 2003, Mondragon, Marc wrote:

> All-
> I've got a strange issue that I'm not sure is a real problem or a problem with my configuration.
> I've set up all of my 2650's to use console redirection to a Cyclades terminal server which has worked great.  I followed the instructions verbatim from the Serial Console HOWTO and everything worked as planned.  I had planned on enabling the ERA and OMSA components but when I do, I lose the ability to login into my servers via the Cyclades Terminal Server.  I'm able to connect to the port and see the login prompt but I'm not able to login.  If I turn off the RAC/OMSA software I can login in again -- this is driving me nuts!  Has anyone heard of something like this?
> My servers are generally within a rev of the latest RH kernel errata and I've updated the ERA bios to the latest and I'm using the latest version of OMSA.  Any help/ideas will be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Marc Mondragon
> Ritchie Capital Investments, Ltd.
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