[CentOS] OT: hardware newbie p9115-505

Geoff Galitz geoff at galitz.org
Thu Aug 13 09:28:02 UTC 2009

> The second options is to use the serial port on the machine itself
> (you will need a null-modem cable for this). Then using things like
> minicom or hyperterminal you can access the console.

On the off-chance you are using a Vista laptop to connect via the serial
port, you can use putty (usually used as an SSH client) to connect.
Hyperterminal was pulled from Vista.

I use putty for serial port access regularly.


Geoff Galitz
Blankenheim NRW, Germany

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