On Sunday 30 May 2004 15:52, Grant Peel wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> Here is the second most embarrasing question I have ever asked.
>
> I have a switch (managed), that I can use HyperTerminal (when connected to
> a windows box of course) to view the console.
>
> I seem to be going blind reading the docs on how to view the same console
> when I connect the Switch to the Serial (RS-232 port on any of my FreeBSD
> servers.
>
> Any hints, comments on how to set up freebsd to allow access to the switch
> console would be appreciated.
Try installing "minicom". It's in the ports-tree in : /comms/minicom .
There are other programs to talk to serial ports on FreeBSD, but this is what 
I often use. It's a console program with a nice user interface.

grtz,
Daan

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