SUMMARY: V480 serial connection

From: Hubert Chu <>
Date: Wed Dec 04 2002 - 13:31:37 EST
Thanks to everyone that responded. Unfortunately we've exhausted all
possibilities with no success, so we're sending the machine back for some
testing. Right now it looks to me like a bad serial port, unlikely as that

On Tue, 3 Dec 2002, Hubert Chu wrote:

> We're experiencing problems connecting to a new V480 through a serial
> connection. I'm connecting directly to the 480's serial port with a null
> modem RJ-45 cable. I can see the POST, boot sequence, and login prompt
> just fine, but I'm unable to transmit any commands. I'm also unable to
> send a break signal.
> I'm almost certain the cabling is correct, as we set up our other 480s in
> the same manner. Has anyone ever experienced this problem? Could it be a
> hardware problem with the serial port?
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