Re: Serial issue

From: Mark Hounschell
Date: Fri Aug 18 2006 - 16:30:12 EST

Lee Revell wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-08-18 at 16:25 -0400, Mark Hounschell wrote:
>> Take it from someone who actually still uses dumb terminals every day,
>> any thing over 9600 baud still requires some kind of flow control for
>> reliable consistent operation. Software (Xon/Xoff) and or hardware
>> (RTS/RTS/DTE) flow control.
> Any idea why the serial console does not work at all with flow control
> enabled (regardless of whether the host runs Linux or another OS)?
> Lee

Your cable is probably wrong. Both ends have to be using the type of flow
control your cable is wired for.

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