Creating an Alternate Keyboard Sequence for the BREAK Signal on a Dumb Terminal.

(Doc ID 1004626.1)

Last updated on JUNE 21, 2018

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8.0 to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 8.0 to 10.0]
All Platforms

Goal

On a serial console port, voltage changes can be interpreted by the host system to be a "break" signal that brings the system to the "ok" prompt.  These erroneous breaks are created by plugging or removing cables or powering on/off terminal servers, dumb terminal or laptops that are acting as a terminal. This expected behavior.  This document explains how to reconfigure the behavior on the host system.

Solution

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