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SubjectRe: Issue on connect 2 modems with a single phone line
Hi!

> I want to try serial console in order to see the
> complete Linux kernel oops.
> I have 2 computers, one is a PC, and the other is a
> Laptop. Unfortunately,my Laptop doesn't have a serial
> port on it. But then, the each machine has a internal
> serial modem respectively.
> Then, can I use a telephone line to directly connect
> the two machines via their internal modems (i.e. One
> end of the telephone line is plugged into The PC's
> modem, and the other end is plugged into The Laptop's
> modem directly), and let them do the same function as
> two serial ports and a null modem can do? If it is,
> How to achieve that?

You'd need phone exchange to do this. Most modems will not talk using
simple cable. With 12V power supply and resistor phone exchange is
quite easy to emulate, but...
Pavel
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