[haiku-development] Re: No serial port...

  • From: scottmc <scottmc2@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "Haiku Inc. mailing list" <haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 23 Feb 2014 19:35:44 -0800

On Sun, Feb 23, 2014 at 6:56 PM, Pete Goodeve <pete.goodeve@xxxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:

> Hi,
> I suppose if my laptop has no serial port, there's no way of
> getting at the kernel debugger from outside?  I happened
> across a USB-Serial converter in a thrift store yesterday, so
> I grabbed it in a hopeful glow that it might allow a KDL connection,
> but I quickly found it doesn't.  (Works fine as a normal serial port.)
> I'm not missing anything am I?  (What I really want is a way of
> recording the dialog for debug reports.)
>         -- Pete --
See 2474 and 1504 .  If/when we get a driver as listed in 2474, you might
be able to remove your wifi card from you laptop and pop in a serial card.
 The one I have in a mini-pci.  Not sure about what newer laptops are using
and whether there is a serail card option for them or not.


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