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Re: how to make a serial-console linkup?



On Sat, 8 Sep 2001, Tim Moss wrote:
Tim,
yer grate!
Thanx for th details.
> >>>hi,
> >>>I've already done the following:
> >>>- compiled kernel with console on serial-device
> >>>- added append= line to lilo.conf wiht console=38400,/dev/ttyS0
> >>>- connected cable
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
> >>The format for the lilo.conf entry should be console=device,options
> >>
> >>console=ttyS0,38400n8
> >>
> > thanx, but don't forget the quote around it or lilo will complain.
> > I had the fortmat correct, it's just the client-side setup that keeps me
> > busy now.
> > 
> > 
> 
> I generally use minicom on the client. Create a file called minirc.ttyS0 
> (assuming you're client is connecting from ttS0) with this info:
> 
> ---
> 
> pr port             /dev/ttyS0
> pu baudrate         38400
> pu minit
> pu mreset
> pu mhangup
> 
> ---
> 
> and put it in /etc (or /etc/minicom/ depending on the version you're 
> using). Then launch minicom like this
> 
> minicom ttyS0
> 
> it should connect with the appropriate values for youf lilo on the 
> target machine.
> Also, don't forget to add the appropriate getty entry in /etc/inittab so 
> you can get a serial login once the system is booted
> 
> T0:23:respawn:/sbin/getty -L ttyS0 38400 vt100
> 
> 
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Andor Demarteau
linux@disnet.demon.nl
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