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Old 06-12-2003, 12:27 PM   #1
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How to connect to a switch via COM port ?

How do I connect to a switch thru the COM port ? (I got al the cables in place)

Is there a way or an app I can use via console (no X)

Old 06-12-2003, 01:08 PM   #2
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I have used minicom to configure my switches with great success, give it a shot, it should work fine w/o a graphical interface
Old 06-12-2003, 01:11 PM   #3
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I was checkign minicom

A weird thing trought .. I notice the kernel set /dev/ttyS00 and ttyS01 ports .. but there is no /dev/ttyS00 .. only /dev/ttyS0

anybody ever seen this ? I wen thru 4 boxes .. all the same

also, using minicom, do I have to fake /dev/modem as the port ?


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