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Re: [vox-tech] minicom help



Keywords: Grub, Minicom, serial ports, ttyS0

Question, Henry -- Why do you use Grub to log in remotely?  Can't you just
use getty?

-Mark

On Thu, 3 Jan 2002, Henry House wrote:

> I have two machines connected by serial crossover cable. I can write data to
> /dev/ttyS0 on the one machine (headless server) and receive on the other
> (terminal) using 'cat /dev/ttyS0' but I can't get minicom to work. Symptom:
> nothing at all appears on the receiver! As far as I can tell I did have the
> correct comm settings. If anyone has done this and would be willing to
> enlighten me, I would be very grateful.
>
> In case you did not guess already, I plan to redirect grub to the serial port
> and run a getty on the headless server.
>
> --
> Henry House
> The attached file is a digital signature. See <http://romana.hajhouse.org/pgp>
> for information.  My OpenPGP key: <http://romana.hajhouse.org/hajhouse.asc>.
>

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Mark K. Kim
http://www.cbreak.org/mark/
PGP key available upon request.

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