From: Liam Bedford (lbedford at domain lbedford.org)
Date: Mon 02 Sep 2002 - 17:41:27 IST
On Mon, Sep 02, 2002 at 05:36:37PM +0100, Padraig Brady wrote:
> Padraig Brady wrote:
> >Tiarnan O Corrain wrote:
> >>does anyone have experience in using a linux laptop to
> >>connect to the serial port of a server?
> >>Specifically, I want to connect to the console ports of
> >>ES40 and DS20 alphaservers.
> >>Any docs/advice/programs?
> >minicom (telex clone)
> p.s. It's very difficult now to get
> a laptop with an external serial port.
> Very annoying.
> Oh you wanted docs:
> You probably don't need anything though,
> just connect a NULL modem cable, run
> minicom and you should be laughing
> (assuming of course the servers are
> already accepting logins from the serial port).
don't forget minicom -o
to stop it send ATZ to the login prompt :)
oh, and don't reboot the PC while the sun is plugged into the
or you might have some.. interesting problems.. (type continue
to get out of the prom prompt :)
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