Solaris Sparc5 and connecting with a PC via Hyper terminal

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Old 09-30-2001

Thank you all, I appreciate all of your help on the problem I was having. But you will never believe this. After fighting with the hyperterminal connection I pulled out a multimeter and tested the cable (a brand new cable at that) and found out that it was busted. How do you like that. I tried a new cable and have been able to get in. Now my next journey is configuring the box so that I can telnet in through my router. Going from a Windows environment to UNIX should be interesting to say the least. But I am looking forward to the challenge. If any one has any advice, tips or tricks I am all ears. Thanks again for your help.Smilie
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TTYSRV(8)						      System Manager's Manual							 TTYSRV(8)

ttysrv - connect to a serial port and log output SYNOPSIS
ttysrv [-o option] [-s sock] [-l log] -t tty [-b baud] [-p parity] [-w wordsize] [-i pidfile] DESCRIPTION
ttysrv is the backend for rconsole. It connects to the serial port, handles the log file and waits for connections from rconsole to view what's happening on the serial console. OPTIONS
-t tty Specify which device to connect to. -s sock The name of the socket to listen for connections from rconsole on. -o option Specify any ttyios options to open the port with. Currently only nolocal is supported. -l log The logfile to write to. If not set then no log is kept. -b baud Set the baud rate to talk to the port at. Defaults to 9600. -p parity Set the parity for the serial port. Defaults to none. -w wordsize Set the word size for the serial port. Defaults to 8 bits. -i pidfile The file to write the pid of ttysrv to. If not specified no such file is written. SEE ALSO
rconsole(1), remote-tty(1). AUTHOR
rtty was written by Paul Vixie <>. This manual page was written by Jonathan McDowell <> for the Debian project (but may be used by others). May 23, 2006 TTYSRV(8)