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Subject:   [newbie] how to access serial console
Date:   2003-08-24 12:31:16
From:   anonymous2
Response to: [newbie] how to access serial console

You will need to by a "null modem cable". Check the available Com ports on you PC to determine the connector required e.g. I use 9pinF to 9pinF:

[com port 0]
[null modem cable]
[com port 0]
Windows/OpenBSD dual boot

Then in Windows, start hyperterminal and chose to connect "Direct to com0" with settings:
Bits per second = 9600
Data bits = 8
Parity = None
Stop bits = 1

Better still, go buy "Absolute OpenBSD" by Michael W. Lucas - craking read!