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Re: DECstation 5000/125 with serial console /2.3 kernel

To: Avalon@gmx.li
Subject: Re: DECstation 5000/125 with serial console /2.3 kernel
From: Richard van den Berg <R.vandenBerg@inter.NL.net>
Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2000 17:14:57 +0100 (MET)
Cc: linux-mips@fnet.fr
In-reply-to: <13921.947510943@www6.gmx.net>
On Mon, 10 Jan 2000 Avalon@gmx.li wrote:

> i read that i need a serial console or null-modem-cable instead of the
> keyboard, now my questions.

That's right. 
 
> 1.) when i connect the cable between the DECstation 5000/125 and a PC
> running linux, how to configure it ..or is their any special programm ? some
> infos,howtos etc would be nice ;)

Minicom does the job fine, make sure you have hardware flow control
disabled.

> 2.)where can i found infos about kernel 2.3.9 ? is there already support
> for keyboard/mouse for the DECstation 5000/125 ?
 
The easiest thing is to use a kernel from Karels site at
http://www.xs4all.nl/~vhouten/mipsel/ where there are also lots of other
useful tips and info. No, keyboard and mouse are not supported yet.

Regards,
Richard


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