[CentOS] how to connect to a switch with a serial cable? - whatcommand(s) to use?

John jses27 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 28 16:08:29 UTC 2008


> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org 
> [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Rudi Ahlers
> Sent: Friday, November 28, 2008 4:41 AM
> To: CentOS mailing list
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] how to connect to a switch with a 
> serial cable? - whatcommand(s) to use?
> 
> On Fri, Nov 28, 2008 at 1:41 AM, Filipe Brandenburger
> <filbranden at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Use:
> >
> > screen /dev/ttyS0
> >
> > When you're done, to kill your session, press Ctrl-A then K
> > (uppercase) and answer 'y'.
> >
> > HTH,
> > Filipe
> >
> >
> 
> Thank you, Filipe. It doesn't work though. The server runs the XEN
> kernel, and I think there's something I need to enable in XEN for it
> to work, as XEN uses the console's of the domU's in the same way as a
> serial console. So, I think I need to redirect it, somehow, but don't
> know how yet.
 
Use "minicom -s" to configure Minicom especially the serial port tty~~~~

JohnStanley



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