[rescue] getting a powerserver 230 going again.

Carl R. Friend crfriend at rcn.com
Fri Jun 17 10:58:15 CDT 2011

    On Fri, 17 Jun 2011, Mike Tuffs wrote:

> I found a nice IBM Powerserver I'd like to try and get going [...]
> I tried both S1 & S2, with no success.

    If my memory serves me correctly, you need a *real* null-modem
cable to talk to these beasts as they expect the modem-control bits
to work (e.g. DTR, and RTS/CTS).

    Do the lights on the front work?  Those go through quite a bit
before anything appears on the terminal.

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