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SearchEnterpriseLinux: System Panic: Get a Serial Console Log

Aug 25, 2005, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Phil Pokorny)

"You'll need a null modem cable. Sometimes it's called a serial laplink cable. It should have 9-pin female connectors on both ends of the cable...

"You'll need another server to act as the logging machine. Any machine will do as long as it has a serial port and won't be rebooted more often than the server you're monitoring. If it runs Linux, you will need the application minicom..."

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