[CentOS] OT: hardware newbie p9115-505

Fajar Priyanto fajarpri at arinet.org
Thu Aug 13 09:58:37 UTC 2009

On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 5:28 PM, Geoff Galitz<geoff at galitz.org> wrote:
>> 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.

Thanks for all the responses.
I'll try the serial console. Wow, I've never expected there is such a
server that is treated like some kind of appliance that doesn't need a
normal server I/O. Thanks for the smitty password too, that's cool to

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