Crashes with Promise controller

Tom Evans at
Fri Jul 1 10:44:10 UTC 2011

On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 6:31 PM, Christian Baer
<christian.baer at> wrote:
> A serial console is easy enough to set up on a Sun for example, but in
> this case, I am running a simple AthlonXP, which has nothing for that
> sort of help. I would need a special card for that and those cose quite
> a bit. :-(

Not that special - you just need a serial port on two computers. If
your computers don't have serial ports, USB serial adapters work fine,
and are cheap, as are (single port) PCI serial cards.

Alternatively, if both computers have firewire ports, you can use
dcons, and all you need is a cable.



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