[Soekris] Problem with accessing console in net4826
Nithin Kumar Dara
nithind at it.iitb.ac.in
Sun Sep 9 00:53:04 UTC 2007
Martin Johnson wrote:
> On 8 Sep 2007, at 04:25, Nithin Kumar Dara wrote:
>> 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???
> Are you sure you have a Null Modem cable? If it is a null modem
> cable, then the transmit and receive data pins will be swapped over,
> so pin 2 goes to pin 3 and pin 3 goes to pin 2.
Thanks for the link. I have used different null modem and it starts
showing on minicom. Might be the first one is a wrong one.
> You may also want to switch off handshaking in Minicom
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