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Old 07-20-2009, 07:20 AM   #1
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Setting up serial console on Lenny


Hi everybody, this is my first post. Having problem setting up the serial console on Lenny. Building a "headless" server and need the serial console.

When I dmesg | grep tty, it only shows tty0. Is there a step by step guide for Lenny to set this up? I'm getting lost on if should be T0, S0 or S in the inittab.

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Old 07-20-2009, 11:49 PM   #2
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First off, Welcome to LQ!
First lesson for a newbie: Google is your friend. I googled Debian serial console and found this.
http://www.howtoforge.com/setting_up_a_serial_console
Next time, why not try googling yourself?
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Old 07-21-2009, 08:50 AM   #3
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