Re: [SLE] Not SUSE-related - serial port on a Compaq 8-port SAN-switch?

Per Jessen wrote:

Check out the statserial utility; statserial will show the status of
the pins of the serial port, like a software breakout box.

Good one - thanks Adam. I'll let you know.

The main difference between a working connection (null-modem to another
device) is that DCD is raised, whereas it isn't when I try the SAN

I haven't been able to try a straight through cable though - I need a
gender bender.

/Per Jessen, Zürich

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