[SunRescue] Re: [geeks] Catalyst 2100 switch

Phil Brutsche rescue at sunhelp.org
Mon Jun 4 19:26:47 CDT 2001

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A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far way, someone said...

> Just got a Cat2100 (Grand Juncton FS2100) off eBay.  It works fine
> if I just plug everything in, but when I connect a null-modem
> cable (one that worked fine with a 1516M hub) to the serial port
> of the 2100 and my PC, this is all I get:
> ATQ0H0
> Any suggestions?  I'd like to get into the management interface.

Looks like the Catalyst is looking for a modem rather than a PC on the
serial port.

I strongly recommend you look into breaking into the boot ROM; even if you
do get to the password prompt, you may not be able to find out the
password.  At which point you'll need to break into the ROM anyways ;)

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