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Re: USB console or sshd support on installation media?

On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 11:07:51PM -0700, Brian Buhrow wrote:
> to the first available supported USB serial device.  As laptops get rid of
> their serial ports, or as some embedded machines only have USB ports and no
> screen or keyboards, it would be nice to be able to do serial console
> installs on machines with no serial ports.

That won't work for most laptops, USB ports are not symetric, you need an OTG
variant (which lots of embeded designs have though).

The network variant of the install should be doable, see also the Xsysinst
SoC project suggestion.


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