Re: minicom 1.83.1 hangs
Lukas Ruf, 2002-Oct-13 16:16 +0200:
> Dear all,
> recently, I bought an external ADSL modem. To configure this modem at
> the command line level, I needed to connect via a serial interface
> (RS-232) with no flow control and no initialisation methods.
> So, I removed all the entries accessible when starting minicom as root
> su -c "minicom -s".
> However, when I try start minicom, it hangs. Neither ALT-Z nor any
> other keystroke works.
> Does anyone have any idea how I could fix this problem?
> Maybe it is due to the terminal emulation minicom imposes (VT102 while
> Windows Hyperterminal shows VT100). How can I change this to VT100?
> setenv TERM VT100
> does not help anything.
> Thanks for any help!
Try starting minicom with the "-o" option which will forgo the
initialization process. I use this whenever I using the serial port
to console into a device.
Jeff Coppock Systems Engineer
Diggin' Debian Admin and User