[CentOS] Not able to redirect console msgs to serial port

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Mon Feb 1 06:09:29 UTC 2010

> Still Iam not able to see any console messages redirection  on serial 
> port.I have connected the serial port of the Machine_1 which has 
> centos running to Machine_2 where i have opened an hyperterminal.I see 
> no console
> messages displayed here. Iam , I missing any configuration or is there 
> an rpm i should install ?

dump hyperterm, its horribly annoying to use.   recent versions of putty 
have serial port mode.   also, make sure hardware handshaking is 
disabled, and that the bit rate and format (n-8-1) are correct.

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