SUMMARY: redirecting /dev/console

From: Gabel Martin <>
Date: Mon May 13 2002 - 05:08:59 EDT
On Wednesday 08 May 2002 00:21:
> Hi everybody !
> Our customer is running a e4000 and a few workstations (Ultra 1, 10 and
> all with Solaris 2.5.1.
> The Server (e4000) is in the basement while the rest of the workstations
> are on the 3rd floor.
> Our customer is running some "experimental" client/server software which
> tent to crash...
> Anyway, my task is to check the applications on the workstation and, if
> server hangs, to reboot it.
> I can log in the server and do an init 6 - no problem. But I can't see how
> far the server is with shutting down and/or
> (more critical) with comming up. Several processes and database
> applications must be started.
> The point is: all system calls are directet to /dev/console (hope so...)
> and to the serial port. How can I
> redirect the output to one of the workstations ?? The server is not
> any kind of X-windows.
Thanks for all who have replied.

The problem is that I've not terminal server or cable which is long enough
to fit. (basement to 3rd floor  is aprox. 300m)
So I still have to go down in the basement and watch until the server comes
up ....

Anyway, Thank you verry much:

ltiu []
Jason Harkins []
Steve Camp []
Matthew SAMS []
Fricot, Daniel []
Pierre Zimmermann []
Callum Hughes []

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