[CentOS] is it possible to login to a switch via RS232 / serial
port from the shell?
John R Pierce
pierce at hogranch.com
Sun Jun 22 06:59:42 UTC 2008
Rudi Ahlers wrote:
> Hi all
> I have a problem switch in our data centre, which is connected to a
> linux server via a serial cable. I know I can / could access the
> switch from my Windows PC back at the office, using hyperterm, but
> trying to access it using minicom just doesn't seem to work.
> I have changed the comms in minincom to use /dev/tty0 & the baud rate
> to 9600, yet I can't seem to connect with minicom. Does anyone know
> how to connect to a serial device from the console?
try /dev/ttyS0 or /dev/ttyS1 for the serial ports.
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