X5 Update - Serial Bugs

Pim Zandbergen pim at cti-software.nl
Thu Oct 12 13:08:12 AEST 1989

jgd at rsiatl.UUCP (John G. De Armond) writes:

>Other problems you have not mentioned.  uugetty does not respect lock files.
>I've seen it get in such a nice conversation with another login that
>it locks all keyboard input, which means Big Red Switch time.

At first I had the same problem with uugetty.

This was because of a mistake in /etc/inittab:

A3:234:respawn:/usr/lib/uucp/uugetty -r -t 60 /dev/ttyA3 19200

I changed this to:

A3:234:respawn:/usr/lib/uucp/uugetty -r -t 60 ttyA3 19200

and everything works fine.
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