Vyatta NOS documentation

Learn how to install, configure, and operate Vyatta Network Operating System (Vyatta NOS), which helps to drive our virtual networking and physical platforms portfolio.

system console device <device>

Defines a specified device as the system console.

set system console device device [ speed speed ] [ modem ]
delete system console device device [ speed ] [ modem ]
show system console device device

The serial port device (ttyS0) is configured with a speed of 115200 .

device
Multi-node. The name of a console device. The device name is one of the following:

ttySN: Serial device name

ttyUSBX: USB serial device name

hvc0: Xen console

ttyS0: Serial port device

speed
The speed (baud rate) of the console device. The speed is one of the following: 1200, 2400, 4800, 9600, 19200, 38400, 57600, or115200. The default speed is 115200 .
modem
Indicates that the port is connected to the serial console through a Hayes compatible modem.

Configuration mode


system {
    console {
       device device {
          speed speed
          modem
       }      
    }
}

Use this command to specify a device as the system console.

Changes take effect the next time a user logs in through the device and not when the configuration is committed.

Standard VGA consoles (tty0 through tty9) always exist and are not controlled by this configuration.

Bootup messages are limited to the serial port device (ttyS0). Other consoles can be configured but do not receive these messages.

Changing the speed of serial devices does not affect the system BIOS.

Use the set form of this command to specify a device as the system console.

Use the delete form of this command to remove a system console device.

Use the show form of this command to view system console configuration.