Poweredge 350 console redirect - bios messages are garbled

Philip Rowlands phr at doc.ic.ac.uk
Fri Mar 21 08:14:01 CST 2003

On Thu, 20 Mar 2003, Pottinger, Hardy J. wrote:

>Hi, I've got console redirect working for a PE350, but I can't see any
>of the BIOS messages. I can see everything past the bootloader, but all
>messages prior to that generate garbage on the screen.

Garbage down a serial line is, in my experience, almost always due to
the wrong speed. Other problems tend to give you no data at all.

Suggest you try 9600,19200,38400 bps at your client and see what


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