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Re: Woody on IBM RS/6000 7025 F50

George Karaolides wrote:

> Hi,
> I have no idea whether the Matrox G200 shipped with the box.

Hmmm might have... doesn't matter it should work and does work with linux.

Now this is an RS/6000 Matrox card .... right?

> Any pointers on how to use Minicom to access the console on the serial
> port?  I have a null modem cable right here but I haven't tried this
> before.

Just fire it up... connect 9600 8N1 ... just works!

You can pass console=ttyS0,9600 then to use serial...

> If indeed the kernel is running, I should be able to connect via the
> serial port at any time after boot, is that correct?

Yup ... or see the wonderful xmon problem... which means you're
in the kernel debugger. 8-/



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