[wellylug] accessing managed switch

Rob Stockley wellylug at mowgli.net.nz
Sun May 16 21:23:27 NZST 2004


On Sunday 16 May 2004 20:24, Simon Blake wrote:
> On Sun, May 16, 2004 at 05:52:26PM +1200, Rob Stockley said:
> > CONFIG_SERIAL_CONSOLE
> >
> > Who would have thought? Certainly not me - I'm a clutz. With that little
> > baby in there it works just like, no, better than doze. Thanks to all who
> > tried to shield me from my own stupidity by suggesting faults that might
> > not have been my own dumb fault. Newbie I am once again. Thanks everyone.
>
> It's not apparent why that should make any difference - you need that
> compiled in if you want to use a serial port as your system console (ie,
> if you want your boot time messages and whatnot to go out a serial port)
> - it shouldn't be needed if all you want to do is use minicom to chat to
> some other device out a serial port.

Perhaps I should investigate further. Between failure and success and success 
all I did was recompile, reinstall kernel, lilo, reboot. Perhaps my puta was 
having an off day.

Cheers,
Rob




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