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AIX console information not displaying


The information is not displaying from the AIX serial port even though there appears to be a successful connection to the port.

Possible Causes:

  • Carrier detect is not being asserted on the AIX serial port.
  • The cable attached from the Digi port to the AIX serial port is not crossed over.
  • Bad or damaged port.


  • Add the clocal flag in smit for the appropriate serial port to the LOGIN and RUN TIME flags.
  • See the related URL for appropriate cabling pin-outs.
  • See the related URL for performing port testing.
Last updated: Aug 23, 2017

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