terminal to a serial port

Kim Holburn kim.holburn at anu.edu.au
Fri Feb 15 11:01:23 EST 2002

At 9:50 AM +1100 02/2/15, Bob Edwards wrote:
>I always use minicom for HyperTerm type functionality. Far from being
>harder to configure, I actually find HyperTerm (the few times I have
>ever tried to use it) quite hard to set up for direct connection.

Ahhh... I assumed that like hyperterm I would have to trick it into getting a direct connection;-)  That is much simpler.  In that case there must be something wrong with my serial ports.

>Anyway, the best bit about minicom is when you select the Comm Parameters
>menu and it asks you to "<Enter> to exit?". Obviously written by a geek.
>I use it for connected to unhappy switches etc. and for the occasional
>debugging of Bunyip nodes.

Yeah, I'm trying to talk to a sun console.

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