Re: Serial port access to console
From: Fredrik Lundholm (dol_at_ce.chalmers.se)
Date: 23 Sep 2003 17:11:30 GMT
In article <xSZbb.email@example.com>,
Darren Dunham <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>>On a related note (dropping to OBP prompt), how do professionals or large
>>>datacenters do this?
>> I used special cables which did NOT cause a break signal.
>I doubt cables ever "cause" or prevent break signals. It's the hardware
>at the other end. I don't see how you could construct a cable to change
>that and still allow communications to take place.
Well, actually I used special DB25->RJ45-connectors,
mounted on each server, wired to not cause a break signal when the
Rj-45 cable (attached to a VT-terminal) was moved between machines.
-- Fredrik Lundholm dol @ ce.chalmers.se