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[ale] Linux as terminal Server?



It was the null modem connection.  I thought that's what I had
but the guy loaned me the straight.  I got his null cable
and it's working great.

Last question.  Since I'm trying to do this on Sun's, how do I
send an L1-A ? 


Robert

Thus spake Linux Idiot (esoteric at denali.atlnet.com):

> Nomad the Wanderer wrote:
> > 
> > Ok,
> >   I'm still trying to get this Linux box working as a console/terminal
> > server.  I have my DB25 <--> DB9 connected to my ttya on my Sparc5 and
> > my Com1 (ttyS0) on my Laptop.  I do the following:
> > 
> > cu -l /dev/ttyS0
> > 
> > and it responds with "Connected."  Nothing else.  I can't even
> > do a ctrl-C and break it.  I can bring it up with no monitor/keyboard
> > and it should default to ttya.  I also told it to use ttya for all
> > IO, but nothing ever comes across the Linux window.  Anyone have any
> > ideas?
> 
> You've got a getty running on the 'other end' right?
> 
> Is the cable a null modem cable?
> 
> 
> > 
> > Robert
> > 
> > ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > Robert L. Harris                |   You mean you paid
> > Senior System Administrator II  |        MONEY for
> >   at Great West Life.           \_    Service Pack '98???
> > 
> > http://www.orci.com/~nomad
> > 
> > DISCLAIMER:
> >       These are MY OPINIONS ALONE.  I speak for no-one else.
> > 
> > FYI:
> >  perl -e 'print $i=pack(c5,(41*2),sqrt(7056),(unpack(c,H)-2),oct(115),10);'
> 
> --
> Until later: Geoffrey		esoteric at denali.atlnet.com
> 
> You mean you paid MONEY for Service Pack '98????

---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Robert L. Harris                |   You mean you paid
Senior System Administrator II  |        MONEY for 
  at Great West Life.           \_    Service Pack '98???

http://www.orci.com/~nomad

DISCLAIMER:
      These are MY OPINIONS ALONE.  I speak for no-one else.

FYI:
 perl -e 'print $i=pack(c5,(41*2),sqrt(7056),(unpack(c,H)-2),oct(115),10);'