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Re: alpha server 8 5/500

On Fri, Jan 18, 2008 at 10:24:44AM -0400, socraxko, tomaxko's evil personality wrote:
> i'll have to make a null-modem cable, does it need to handle hand-shaking?
> i'll use this howto
> http://www.lammertbies.nl/comm/info/RS-232_null_modem.html
> AS800 <---null-modem-cable----> WIN2K PC
> on the as800 i believe i've to boot like this >>> boot dka400 -f 1
> according to http://www.debian.org/releases/stable/alpha/ch05s01.html.en
> and on the PC side i intend to use hyperterminal.
> is something missing?
> Thanks you for your support..

Well the -f 1 should work from the CD to get console on the first serial
port.  Make sure your terminal program has the right baud rate set and
flow control turned off.  Of course you could try -2 just in case you
are on the second serial port instead.

Len Sorensen

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