Dell 2850 w/ RHEL v4 - Console/Serial port?

Ben bda20 at cam.ac.uk
Wed Jul 13 09:58:16 CDT 2005


On Wed, 13 Jul 2005, Shane Presley wrote:

> On my Sun Solaris servers, I can use my console port to login to the
> system, watch it boot, access the firmware, etc.
>
> For my Dell RedHat servers, I use local Keyboard/Video/Mouse.  But I
> was wondering if they would support a similar text-only based access
> via the serial port?
>
> If so, what would the pinout be?  DB9F DCE?

Why not just use the console RJ-45 port that's provided?  But you can use the 
serial port instead, it's the standard pinout.

Ben
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