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Setting up a workstation with a graphical interface and a serial console (Doc ID 1010571.1)

Last updated on JUNE 13, 2023

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8.0 and later
All Platforms


In order to redirect console output to the serial port on a system which has a Sun{TM] keyboard and X windows screen (together known as VDU) attached you need to perform the steps listed below.

The following steps have been tried on Solaris[TM] 2.6, 7, 8 and 9 and work fine on all systems which have VDU and serial interface installed.


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