Serial Console on XServ and yaboot???

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at
Wed Mar 12 21:44:46 EST 2003

On Wed, 2003-03-12 at 09:51, Brad Boyer wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 12, 2003 at 08:46:25AM +0100, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> > iirc, there is something weird with the OF params for the console
> > on the xserve. Try changing these:
> >
> > intput-device    "scca"
> > output-device    "scca"
> > input-device-1   "scca"
> > output-device-1  "scca"
> It may be different on the xserve, but on my 7600, the names of the
> serial ports in OF are 'ttya' and 'ttyb'.

Those are the alias names I found in an xserve device-tree dump I
keep around here. Looks like Apple changed them since the 7600...

Actually, "scca" and "sccb" are also the alias names on my tipb,
so I beleive this is a change on all newworlds or maybe all


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