[CentOS] Mgetty for out of band management - which modem?

Nick list at everywhereinternet.com
Tue Jun 5 02:33:01 UTC 2007

gjgowey at tmo.blackberry.net wrote:
> Why not just go with a USB to serial converter and a good ol' US robotics external modem?
> Geoff
> Sent from my BlackBerry wireless handheld.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nick <list at everywhereinternet.com>
> Date: Tue, 05 Jun 2007 12:01:39 
> To:centos at centos.org
> Subject: [CentOS] Mgetty for out of band management - which modem?
> Hi,
> We're thinking of using Mgetty and a modem to allow us some out of band
> management access to sites if the ADSL connection fails...
> Just wondered if anyone had a recommended USB modem they've used on
> Centos/Mgetty as Hayes compatible serial modems seem to be quite rare
> these days?
The box actually has a serial port on it... problem is finding the 
serial modems! The USR stuff (now 3com) seems to be software based and 
won't (apparently) work with mgetty...

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