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Re: [vox-tech] linux console



no need to repost. Thanks for the tip. These steps look pretty straight
forward.

Mike


On Thu, Jan 10, 2002 at 10:47:09PM -0800, Mark K. Kim wrote:
> 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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