Cisco console from Ubuntu 10.04

It’s pretty easy to set-up Cisco serial console connectivity on Ubuntu10.04. The usual way is to use minicom. The serial ports usuallycalled COM1-4 usually have the following address range; COM1 - 3E8 COM2 - 2F8 COM3 - 3E8 COM4 - 2E8 To complete the setup first determine the address used for COM1 (orwhichever serial port you wish to use) on your machine query the kernelbuffer ring using the dmesg command, then install and configure theminicom, modem emulation tool.

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