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)?
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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