Subject: Re: Serial breaks
To: A. Wik <port-vax@NetBSD.org>
From: Jim MacKenzie <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/07/2006 08:59:47
----- Original Message -----
From: "A. Wik" <email@example.com>
Sent: Friday, April 07, 2006 3:48 AM
Subject: Serial breaks
> Although slow in comparison with rlogin/telnet, the serial
> console is by far more reliable and comes in handy at times.
> The problem is what befalls the VAX whenever the PC on the
> other end of the cable is rebooted (or powered on).
My solution was to get a terminal server. That way, if I reboot the PC, the
terminal server stays running and so does the vax. It also lets me log into
the console of my Vaxen from any machine on my lan, which is rather nice. I
use a DECserver 200M (MC?).