wblock at wonkity.com
Sat Nov 10 17:38:56 PST 2007
On Sat, 10 Nov 2007, Jerahmy Pocott wrote:
> I was wondering if there is any way to put the console on a USB port?
> Since serial and parallel ports are becoming things of the past and
> many systems don't come with them any more..
> Serial console on USB?
The boot console? Probably not. Logging in to a booted system should
I actually just got a PL2303 USB-to-serial adapter:
It shows up when the uplcom module is loaded. ucom creates /dev/cuaU0,
which could be entered in /etc/ttys.
(Rule #1 of serial: no matter how many cables and adapters you have,
none will be correct and you will eventually have to buy or build one.
That's why I haven't tested this yet.)
-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA
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