[ILUG] Null Modem Laptop <---> Desktop
frankly3d at gmail.com
Tue Sep 9 13:56:01 IST 2008
On Tue, 2008-09-09 at 13:39 +0100, Gareth 'bigbro' Eason wrote:
> There are USB-> Serial adaptors available, but it's pretty unlikely
> that these would work at boot time - so they'd be of limited use trying
> to extract information for your purposes I think.
> Any chance there's a docking station for the laptop or some hidden
> serial port on it somewhere?
I'll have to look into the old docking-station bit,
> Alternatively, it's possible to output debugging information over the
> network port, to a remote server - depending on how far into the kernel
> it boots, of course.
Don't think it gets that far, can't find the files systems (looks like)
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