Subject: Re: Off-Topic: Terminal Server
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason R Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 10/16/2000 06:56:04
On Mon, Oct 16, 2000 at 11:59:42AM +0200, Feico Dillema wrote:
> A bit off-topic, but hope you can help me with this one too. Do you
> know of a `terminal server' program (console or X) that I could use to
> easily connect to dozens of serial ports? Somethign a bit less spartan
> than using minicom or kermit. Basically a frontend to such would do
> just fine, if it supports selecting a serial port by a human-readable
> name and connect to it with the proper settings. Any hints? Browsing
> pkgsrc and freshmeat didn't give me much result sofar...
"rtty" is the package you want. The documentation is a little sparse,
but there is a README in the distribution that describes how to set it
up. You then use it by typing "console machinename".
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>