On Tue, 9 Sep 2008, Gareth 'bigbro' Eason wrote:
> Frank Murphy wrote:
>> Is it possible to do a null modem setup between a desktop and
>> Laptop (usb only)
>> To capture some non-booting info.
>> There are USB-> Serial adaptors available, but it's pretty unlikely
> that these would work at boot time - so they'd be of limited use trying
> to extract information for your purposes I think.
It's possible Frank has a desktop with RS-232 and only the laptop is
In that case serial-console on the desktop + a USB<->serial adapter
will work just fine (some higher-end desktop PC BIOSes even support
serial-console these days).
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