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Re: Using nslu2 as remote console

Thank you for your input. Special thanks to Daniel who made me think a little about kernel and bootloader output to the console. I was planning on using the onboard serial, but my solution will now include one of these:


I have used it before and it works out of the box on Debian.


On Sun, Mar 6, 2011 at 16:50, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <lkcl@lkcl.net> wrote:
2011/3/6 Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg@fifthhorseman.net>:

> If you're using a separate USB serial adapter, i think you should have
> no problems, as long as (as you suggest) you don't have a getty or other
> process attached to the USB device.

 PL2303-based USB-to-serial converters: available from maplin's for
about £15.  absolutely great, i use one to connect my laptop - ok
_used_ to (it's dead) - to an embedded serial box, ran console on
that, worked perfectly.  bizarre, going back to 30-year-old
technology, but there you go.


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