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[ale] Linux as a Terminal Server?
- Subject: [ale] Linux as a Terminal Server?
- From: esoteric at denali.atlnet.com (Linux Idiot)
- Date: Fri, 02 Oct 1998 01:03:57 +0000
Stephan Uphoff wrote:
> > Ok,
> > I'm going crazy right now trying to find a "system" I can use as a
> > terminal/console server. I need something that I can connect ttya from
> > my Servers (SUN) to the serial of some machine and use it to remotly
> > access the physical console of my server. This way I can login as
> > root remotely in an emergency (NIS is down) or send a STOP-A/break
> > to hardbood the machine. Does anyone know if I can do this with a
> > Linux box with a serial port multiplier? Has anyone done it? Any
> > suggestions?
> Take a look at "cu" .
> cu -l /dev/cua0
This is the way we used to 'network' all our 3b2s (AT&T UNIX) when we
had to create connectivity between them. Used a null modem cable
between serial ports. You'll need to have a getty running to produce
Until later: Geoffrey esoteric at denali.atlnet.com
You mean you paid MONEY for Service Pack '98????