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Re: [vox-tech] linux console



Henry recently got Grub running via the serial port.  You can do a search
of our mailing list.  It was like a week ago.  Or maybe Henry will be
generaous enough to repeat the posting?

-Mark

On Fri, 11 Jan 2002, Michael Long wrote:

> my first post to this list...
>
> I've got a couple of linux boxes I need to be able to access from their
> serial ports. There is no keyboard, mouse, our monitor connected to them
> so I need the console display output to the serial. It's been awhile
> since I've done this so I read
> http://www.linuxdoc.org/HOWTO/Remote-Serial-Console-HOWTO/
> but the problem is that these boxes have redhat 7.2 and it looks like
> they don't use lilo.conf? There is a file called /etc/lilo.conf.anaconda
> but when I run /sbin/lilo it looks for /etc/lilo.conf. From doing google
> searches renaming the .anaconda file to just lilo.conf doesn't cut it. I
> have a feeling it has something to do with redhat's new "grub" which is
> supposed to be a better boot loader but I'm not familiar with it. Anyone
> have any tips to get redhat 7.2 display it's console to a serial
> interface?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Mike
> _______________________________________________
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> vox-tech@lists.lugod.org
> http://lists.lugod.org/mailman/listinfo/vox-tech
>

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