My pre-1.0 wishlist
Eric S. Raymond
esr at thyrsus.com
Sun Jun 5 13:50:15 UTC 2016
Gary E. Miller <gem at rellim.com>:
> On Sun, 5 Jun 2016 01:02:08 -0400
> > > Use the console serial port. Then you can see bootup even before
> > > video init.
> > Er, how? I don't see RS232 on that thing and don't know how the USB
> > ports map to serial devices.
> There is a little white 4 pin male connector. On the short end opposite
> the ethernet connector. If you have serial to USB converter laying
> around you can plug it in there. Otherwise you need to buy their
> adaptor for $13:
> A much eassier way to get console than HDMI, etc.
Only as a last resort. This strikes me as a "now you have *two* probems"
kind of answer.
<a href="http://www.catb.org/~esr/">Eric S. Raymond</a>
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