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Old 09-20-2003, 04:24 PM   #1
spuud
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Question Connecting to a device (say, a switch) using serial port


Hi,

I'd like to know how to connect to a device via serial port. I used to do it with Hyperterminal in Windows.

Thanks.
 
Old 09-20-2003, 04:36 PM   #2
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Serial ports are named ttyS~ (0-9)

Use a programme called Minicom to give you a terminal window.
You prob already have it installed, so do man minicom
 
  


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