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[ale] Linux as terminal Server?



You have to send a break signal to break into the monitor or kernel debugger.
( same effect as pressing L1(Stop)-A on the keyboard of a sun).

In cu you can send a break by typing 
	~#
at the START of a line

	Stephan


> 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);'
>