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Re: [vox-tech] minicom help



On Thu, Jan 03, 2002 at 08:12:47PM -0800, Mark K. Kim wrote:
> Keywords: Grub, Minicom, serial ports, ttyS0
> 
> Question, Henry -- Why do you use Grub to log in remotely?  Can't you just
> use getty?

Because if the machine fails to come up after a reboot, I can't fix it
without access to the bootloader's command interface. Grub is capable enough
to do quite a bit before any OS is loaded, and it is only installed once, so
it almost never breaks.

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