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Chained serial connections to Linux machines with picocom and screen issues

I am connecting via serial terminal (picocom) to a Linux machine which at the same time has several serial interfaces I want to use. In that Linux machine I can only use screen to do so. My problem is ...
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Assigning users to serial device server

I'm working on a server (CentOS 7) that will be connected to a serial device service. I also have 6 client machines. The SDS makes the devices show as actual devices in linux and can be controlled by ...
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challenges using devices and stdin

I am using an embedded ubuntu based processor as a machine vision system. It communicates over 2 serial ports with an associated flight controller. My problem was that normal open(), close() calls ...
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How can I halt a boot over serial when a prompt is displayed?

I have a computer that I'm connected to via serial. I want to stop it as it boots up as part of a bash script. The computer issues a prompt along with a short time window to push a key to halt the ...
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Why do I not get a console with systemd?

I'm trying to get a login prompt on an embedded system using Debian and systemd. The system is connected via a physical serial console to a host PC. If I start the kernel with the cmdline parameters ...
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Dpkg-reconfigure openssh-server fails on boot

When I boot the linux, dpkg-reconfigure openssh-server fails and the booting gets stopped there. But when i press ctrl+c it resumes the booting with dpkg-reconfigure failed.
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What is the difference between serial-getty@ttyAMA0.service and getty@ttyAMA0.service

To disable some getty on my device /dev/ttyAMA0, I have to mask it with systemctl mask serial-getty@ttyAMA0.service. This works fine. So I enable a getty on ttyUSB1 with systemctl enable getty@ftdi2....
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Android Serial Port is being used for no permission to open

I have a Wandboard IMX 6 with Android OS. I can't read RS232 data. I was wrote an app for this on QtCreator with C++. I have an issue. When i pressed the connect button i take serial port is being ...
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Getting rid of a serial console on Respeaker Core V2

I have a Respeaker Core v2.0 and I would like to use the UART interface (this board has a USB to TTL adapter connected to the Uart port) in order to make this board communicate with another one. ...
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How to send F10 with gtkterm?

How can I send F1..F12 especially F10 in gtkterm? I have to press F10 at the right moment to select the boot menu of an APU2 system.
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Send raw to serial with 0xA data

I try sending to serial port someone string echo -ne '\x55\x90\x17\x01\x00' > /dev/ttyACM0, usb monitoring show me this data: ffff8c957536f540 2932377867 S Bo:2:005:3 -115 5 = 55901701 00 this ...
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Serial console is not erasing display

I am logging into an Arch Linux install running on an ARM dev board via USB serial connection. Installation went smoothly, and everything seems fine. However, my console is behaving strangely; it ...
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libvirt and kvm/qemu, password on console redirection/serial doesn't work

I have added a serial,and a console to connect my vm without X using this command. virsh console myvm Unfortunately my vm has a luks encrypted root and..I can put the password only from graphical ...
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Mirror QEMU VM serial ports or log pty to file on hypervisor

I have need of a textual console for a Linux virtual machine, in addition I would like to log all the I/O on the console to a file. The virtual machine has a pty serial port and a file serial port ...
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Why serial of libvirt using pts/* is avaliable only to root?

I have a old vm,no networking(sic!) so I use the old good serial for comunicate from host. On libvirt/qemu is possible to setup a pseudotty pts like a real serial port. Serial is ok on guest,on host ...
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On Qubes OS 4.0, how to get xl console access to sys-net?

I tried xl console sys-net which is something that works for any other VM (AppVM, TemplateVM), it even works for sys-net-dm (I don't know what that is though) [ctor@dom0 ~]$ time sudo xl console ...
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Retrieve file over serial without kermit and lrzsz

I have an embedded Linux on a custom board and I would like to send and receive file over its serial port. The only way to communicate with this device is over serial and the device offers a console ...
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Slow boot when using kernel parameter console=ttyS0 to hide all output

For an end-user friendly operating system, I am creating a basic linux distribution using the Buildroot tool. I am using Syslinux/Isolinux as the bootloader and the Linux 4.14.54 (Long Term Support) ...
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How does one determine how to configure minicom to connect serially to a system on a chip?

I have this other question in which I am trying to connect to a router using a serial connection from my Raspberry PI. I am able to see the input from the boot loading messages using minicom but it'...
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No early serial console on a system that needs a kernel module loaded for the UART

I have a Board which uses a High-speed UART instead of some legacy hardware thats compiled into the kernel. The serial device only gets detected after loading the kernel module intel_lpss_pci. I am on ...
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How do you use a serial console to start and log into Oracle Linux/RHEL?

I have a headless appliance that has a lone serial console. I have an external HD with Linux installed. I can boot linux on my appliance using the USB HD (I know this because I can log into the ...
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Problems connecting via serial to usb port to PCengines APU board using HL-340

To connect to my APU board via serial line, I bought a QinHeng Electronics HL-340. My operating system is Debian Linux 9.4 What ever I try, I only see junk displayed on screen or the cursor jumping ...
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Raspberry Pi3: Connecting sim-card module to Serial Pins

I am trying to connect a sim-card (GSM) module to my RPi. I've connected its serial pins, to the serial pins on the Pi. I then edited the /boot/config.txt file by adding enable_uart=1 to the end. ...
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Suitables TERM variable values for a serial console

To enable a serial console on Linux, one uses getty (most usually, its variant agetty). This binary takes as argument, among other, the value to initialize the TERM variable with. On Debian, with Sys ...
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COM header doesn't work

I have multiple computers and some of them have PCI-E card with serial ports - these work well - and some of them are attached to on-board COM header ports. In these there are no ttySx appearances in ...
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System fails to boot when providing `console` boot parameter to enable serial access

What I want to accomplish I would like to have remote terminal access to my NAS (which runs Debian Stretch) via an USB-RS232 adapter. As this machine is supposed to be headless, I would also like to ...
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How to run GNU screen in detached mode over serial console and save output?

I want to use GNU screen to run a single command in detached mode over serial console and save it's output to the log file on the host where screen is running. Basically, non-interactive equivalent of ...
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serial device output looks fine in gnu screen but garbled using cat

I have a serial device (Omega RDXL4SD thermocouple reader, comms details p 22 here) connected to a USB port on my Raspberry Pi running Raspbian via an FTDI cable. It appears at /dev/ttyUSB0 and the ...
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Single-user mode output to console (tty1) AND serial (ttyS0)

I am using grub2 on CentOS 7. I would like to know if it's possible to display output to both serial (ttyS0) and console (tty1) when I attempt to boot into single user mode. The ultimate goal is to ...
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Display PXE Network Boot Process in VirtualBox Serial Console

I want to start a VirtualBox VM in headless mode and view the network boot process in the terminal via a serial console (e.g. using screen or minicom). How do I accomplish this? Additional context ...
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Installing and running Devuan over serial console

I have a laptop with a broken screen and I am using it as a home server. So I would like to install Devuan GNU/Linux on it by using a serial console. I have a null-modem serial cable and I have ...
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Serial console using ttyS5 for EFI boot

I have a host where I run minicom and there is a board with two serial ports (ttyS4,ttyS5). I connect board to host with serial to usb which is identified as ttyUSB0 in my host. When I set kernel ...
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Make access to serial console impossible

If I stop getty for the following vt I can achieve what I want, but only until reboot systemctl stop serial-getty@ttymxc1 1) How do I make it permanent? "disable" does not help. 2) How do I make it ...
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No User Prompt on Serial Console

I am trying to enable the serial console on my SystemD VM so I can get in to it via the console, but when connecting it is not letting me select the user. Reading through the serial console ...
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Set ttyS0 keyboard layout

I have a beauty of a serial terminal, but it doesn't natively support a Dvorak keymap. Is there a way to remap this with software, or at the kernel level? It's a Wyse WY-185.
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Access root filesystem from U-boot

I'm trying to debug an embedded device, connection via serial port, connected with USB to UART cable. Embedded Linux v.2.6.26.5 How to access the root filesystem "/" and subdirectories under the root ...
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Terminal freeze encountered when trying to avoid password prompt for serial port access using minicom

I am trying to open the device /dev/ttyUSB5 using minicom: user4@user-pc-4:~$ sudo minicom -D /dev/ttyUSB5 -b 115200 The above throws the password prompt at the terminal when I run it. Before doing ...
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serial DMA pausing after 2048 bytes

I have a sama5d36 device running Debian jessie (kernel 4.1.10) with a DMA USART. To get the DMA USART to output correctly I had to turn off ECHO and ONLCR. stty -F /dev/ttyS2 -echo -onlcr speed ...
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Why doesn't /proc/self/fd/0 have a writable bit in serial session before a shell is started?

I came across a program which uses a very old version of linenoise library. All write() are done to STDIN_FILENO, like this: write(STDIN_FILENO,prompt,plen) write fails with -1 and errno set to ...
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ModemManager flooding console on embedded Debian 8

I am developing a Debian 8 (Jessie) based system for an embedded solution, using multistrap to build a rootfs. The system is headless, and can be accessed via a serial console meant for debugging and ...
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How to setup a serial connection over USB using g_serial

The project I am working on is to bring Archlinux ARM to an embedded device. The system is stored on a removable microSD. Therefore I can modify the system by plugging it into my PC. The board also ...
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Command wraps around same line after 80 characters

I have an annoying problem with minicom connected to a serial console to a Yocto Linux machine. The command that I enter wraps around on the same line after 80th character. This becomes very ...
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Break key for solaris sparc with serial terminal

On Solaris I use stop+a to enter prom If terminal is serial console without stop key,what is the break key? I try stty -a but no break key found. CTRL+C of course doesn't work because only ...
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How to configure embedded kernel to use serial line for PPP instead of TTY

I am about to start working on an embedded system which runs kernel v2.6.x. It is configured to use its serial line as a TTY (accessible via e.g. minicom, stty), but I want to run IP over the serial ...
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How can I install OpenBSD using the serial console, without external monitor? With a bootable USB stick?

How can I install OpenBSD on my HP Server using the serial console, without external monitor? I have no monitor in the Datacenter, but I have my Laptop with Debian/GNU/Linux. So far so good. How do ...
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Can't remove ttyS0 from /etc/securetty

Running RHEL6.6. Been trying to secure the system, and am having difficulty disabling root logins over the serial connection. My understanding is that I need to comment-out/remove the ttyS0 line, ...
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Is there any tool in linux which will specify baud rate

I have tried gtkterm and a couple of other tools. None of them seem to support a baud rate which is higher than 115200. Could someone suggest some tools which will allow higher baud rates?
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How to assign different configuration for ttyS0 under different environments

I have a computer (let's call it as DevPC) that sometimes run Linux in native environment and that sometimes run Linux on Xen. I connect this computer to another computer (let's call it as MonitorPC) ...
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Unable to get login prompt on /dev/ttyUSB0

I am attempting to connect a TI-89 graphing calculator as a serial terminal to a Raspberry Pi running the latest version of Raspbian. The calculator is emulating a PL2303 serial adapter at /dev/...
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DD-wrt serial messages [closed]

Since I recently bricked my WDR3600 by accidentally flashing wrong firmware with mdt I had to do some soldering to make serial work. Since the window to entering bootloader cmd was really short I ...