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Re: [vox-tech] minicom help
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Re: [vox-tech] minicom help



Henry,
Do you have flow control turned on?  When I was first setting up my serial
connection to an Intel Assabet dev board, I thought I had all the settings
correct (device, bps, parity and bits) but got nothing on the screen.  Turns
out I left hardware flow control on.

Just and idea...

-- G

On Thu, Jan 03, 2002 at 03:24:22PM -0800, Henry House wrote:
> I have two machines connected by serial crossover cable. I can write data to
> /dev/ttyS0 on the one machine (headless server) and receive on the other
> (terminal) using 'cat /dev/ttyS0' but I can't get minicom to work. Symptom:
> nothing at all appears on the receiver! As far as I can tell I did have the
> correct comm settings. If anyone has done this and would be willing to
> enlighten me, I would be very grateful.
> 
> In case you did not guess already, I plan to redirect grub to the serial port
> and run a getty on the headless server.
> 
> -- 
> Henry House
> The attached file is a digital signature. See <http://romana.hajhouse.org/pgp>
> for information.  My OpenPGP key: <http://romana.hajhouse.org/hajhouse.asc>.


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