[CentOS] is it possible to login to a switch via RS232 / serial port from the shell?

Rudi Ahlers Rudi at SoftDux.com
Sun Jun 22 07:43:15 UTC 2008

Bent Terp wrote:
>> 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?
> This works for me with our Cisco console cables:
> sudo yum install picocom
> sudo picocom /dev/ttyS0
> BR Bent
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but will that program work for other devices as well? this is a cheap 
D-Link layer2 managed switch.


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