[CentOS] A couple of CentOS 5.1 issues

Thu May 15 00:12:39 UTC 2008
Filipe Brandenburger <filbranden at gmail.com>


On Wed, May 14, 2008 at 9:37 AM, Alfred von Campe <alfred at von-campe.com> wrote:
> First, I can not find kermit (or ckermit) in any of the repos (base, extras,
> centosplus, rpmforge).  On my 4.6 systems, /usr/bin/kermit was provided by
> the package ckermit in the base repo.  That package appears to be no longer
> available.  Any ideas where I could find a suitable replacement?

I don't know why you need kermit, but for serial-based
terminal/console access, minicom may do what you want. I use it to
access Unix/Linux hosts through the serial console and for network
switches and routers as well. It works OK for that.