[Soekris] Problem with accessing console in net4826

Bob Keyes bob at eecs.harvard.edu
Sat Sep 8 17:55:49 UTC 2007



On Sat, 8 Sep 2007, Nithin Kumar Dara wrote:

> Hello,
>
> Iam new to Soekris. I want to install voyage into net4826. I am trying
> PXE boot. I power it using POE. When i connect the box to my PC running
> ubuntu feisty fawn using a null modem. My PC has only one serial port
>
> when i run setserial -g /dev/ttyS*  the output is as following.
>
> /dev/ttyS0, UART: 16550A, Port: 0x03f8, IRQ: 4
> /dev/ttyS1, UART: unknown, Port: 0x02f8, IRQ: 3
> /dev/ttyS2, UART: unknown, Port: 0x03e8, IRQ: 4
> /dev/ttyS3, UART: unknown, Port: 0x02e8, IRQ: 3
>
> So i have configured minicom to connect to /dev/ttyS0 and baudrate
> 19200. But there is nothing  i could notice on minicom.
>
> Could some throw light on this...where i could be doing mistake???

Have you selected 8N1 and no flow control?

Even doing everything correctly, I have had many problems with minicom. I 
just keep on trying until I am able to connect. Does anyone know of a 
better serial communications problem?


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