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Re: serial console cable specs

To: Mike Shaver <shaver@netscape.com>
Subject: Re: serial console cable specs
From: Alistair Lambie <alambie@rock.csd.sgi.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Feb 1999 08:43:05 +1300
Cc: linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
References: <36C31EC1.61242174@netscape.com>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
Mike Shaver wrote:
> 
> I have it set to 9600 N81, and I set console to d2, and I can see the
> system menu when the machine boots.  But I can't type anything at it.
> This is making it quite difficult to do anything with my machine, so I'm
> going to go get another cable.
> 

I have found some terminals (assuming that is what you are using) that
require either DSR or CTS before they will transmit anything even with
flow control off.

Cheers, Alistair

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