Fwd: upgrading remote server

John Almberg jalmberg at identry.com
Sun Oct 18 20:09:00 UTC 2009

Jeronimo Calvo wrote:
> quiet interesting that serial port thingy! do you know the name of it
> btw? I will be interested to install on of them... and start saving
> some money going to my office :D when i can not use even ssh...

I had to look it up... Here's what I have:


Basically, this box needs its own internet connection. You can ssh into 
it. I think it has some sort of embedded Linux system.

Then the box has two serial port connectors -- this is a real rs-232 
type interface, that most servers have, but hardly any desktops have 

You plug the serial connector into the computer and that's it. Knock on 
wood, I've never needed it, but I bought it for just this sort of thing.

My build-world is finally done, so going to see if it works, now...

-- John

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