Re: DEC vt420
On Thu, 15 May 1997, Syd Alsobrook wrote:
> I am wanting to use a DEC vt420 terminal with my linux box, what is the
> best way to connect the terminal to linux?
With a null-modem cable, and tie a getty to the serial port.
S1:456:respawn:/sbin/getty ttyS1 DT9600 vt420
in your /etc/inittab, and perhaps some gettydefs entries.. Then an
"init q" to restart init. You hopefully will get a login banner and
prompt on the vt420...
See the Serial howto.
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