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SubjectRe: Console as terminal on serial port
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"Michael Mansour said:"
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>Just configure a getty in /etc/inittab to access a dumb terminal via null
>modem serial cable. Use mgetty, it handles it well.

Ah, not as easy are you think. Getty runs AFTER the system is booted.
Thus, all boot time stuff from LILO until getty is not seen.
Basically, I would like to NOT put any video card in the system. The
motherboards I use permit this to happen (I think). I don't want to
find a video card and monitor each time I can't do something over a
serial port.

Most workstations support booting up from a dumb term or a frame
buffer/graphics card. I would just like to do this with Linux on a PC.

Mark
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