serial port problem
tarunb at lightsand.com
Tue Jun 18 13:35:01 CDT 2002
I am having problem connecting to Dell PowerEdge 1650 using serial cable.
On the client side, I am using HyperTerm utility on WinNT. I am wondering
if straight serial cable is OK or I need a NULL modem for connection.
I tried adding folowing lines in /etc/inittab
/sbin/agetty 9600 ttyS0
/sbin/agetty -L 9600 ttyS0 vt100
/sbin/agetty -mt60 ttyS0 9600,2400,1200
followed by telinit q. But it didn't help. On hyperterm I saw in the bottom
bar 'connected 00:00:07' and hyperTerm seemed to hang at times.
I would appreciate if I could get help in this regard.
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