[rescue] Connecting to serial ports...

Robert Brooke Gravitt gravitt at gmail.com
Fri Apr 14 20:06:35 CDT 2006

On Apr 14, 2006, at 7:11 PM, Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
> Is it a GUI tool or a command-line widget?  I used minicom (a
> command-like widget that pretends to be Telix) for a long time  
> before I
> found C-Kermit.  C-Kermit isn't as friendly, initially, but it  
> seems to work
> a lot better, and it Just Works under OSX.

It was command line. I'm thinking it might have been called "cu."

> You can get it here:
>    ftp://kermit.columbia.edu/kermit/archives/cku211.tar.gz

Thanks, got it!

> Caveats:
>    1) The tarball explodes into $PWD.
>    2) There's no install-rule in the Makefile
>    3) The resulting binary is called "wermit" for reasons that were
>       probably funny to someone a long time ago, but frustrate  
> everyone
>       else.

I'm compiling it and will give it a try...

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