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Re: how to connect 2 PCs using serial line

On Sat, Dec 03, 2005 at 03:28:03PM +0800, sqrt3@citiz.net wrote:
> i have a spare  serial line, i want to use it to connect 2 PCs. One PC is a standard one,running Woody and Win98,  the  other PC lacks keyboard and monitor,but has video card, running Linux, intend to be server.
> i have 2 questions: 
> 1 how to send command from one PC to the other with no keyboard?
> 2 how to exchange data bewteen 2 PC

Null modem cable and one of - 

	minicom / seyon - Remote-Serial-Console HOWTO

	pppd - the Serial-Laplink HOWTO should help here

It may be useful to install the Debian packages for the HOWTO's -
there is a lot of good information in there. Or Google for

Linux serial console setting up


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