serial consoles

Warren Block wblock at
Sat Dec 24 15:45:30 UTC 2011

On Sat, 24 Dec 2011, Matthew Luckie wrote:

> However, when I use cu on the laptop:
> sudo cu -l /dev/cuaU0 -s 9600
> I never get a login prompt.  If I press enter, the cursor scrolls down. 
> Likewise other characters echo back.  I'm reasonably sure that I'm connected 
> to the appropriate com port on the server because if I plug it into the other 
> com port and press enter, nothing happens.

Might there be something else on the server using/trying to use that com 
port at the same time, like apcupsd?

Running cu on the server (after resetting the config) would allow 
manually typing characters to see if they come out of the right port.

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