Subject: Re: Off-Topic: Terminal Server
To: None <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: current-users
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 <>