Re: how to set up headless machine?
The newer linux kernels do "serial console" if no video card is
detected. This is a kernel configuration option -- get a new 2.1
kernel and compile it.
Stuart Marshall <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I need to set up a debian/linux PC for use without a
> keyboard or monitor. The "frozen" distribution is already
> installed and it has an ethernet connection. Ages ago
> I saw info on running a "serial console" and I was hoping to
> do that. I have a second machine which has a spare serial
> port. I have searched the FAQs and HOWTO's in /usr/doc but
> I can't find any references for doing this. Can someone
> point the way to the docs for headless machines.
> thanks very much,
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