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

Subject: Re: DECstation 5000/125 with serial console /2.3 kernel
From: Richard van den Berg <>
Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2000 17:14:57 +0100 (MET)
In-reply-to: <>
On Mon, 10 Jan 2000 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

> 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 where there are also lots of other
useful tips and info. No, keyboard and mouse are not supported yet.


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