[Techteam] XO-1.75 OpenFirmware serial terminal

Martin Langhoff martin at laptop.org
Wed Mar 28 09:50:07 EDT 2012

On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 5:52 AM, James Cameron <quozl at laptop.org> wrote:
> This is a serial terminal implementation for an XO-1.75 using Open
> Firmware.
> Allows a laptop to be a host for a target laptop through a crossover
> cable.

That's a very cool trick. So only XO-1.75 can be the host, but any XO
model can be the target?

> Caution: the program turns off the Open Firmware serial console when it
> starts, to avoid unpleasant interaction between the Open Firmware ok
> prompt and any connected device.  Connecting the cable before the
> program is started may result in each laptop screaming at the other
> repeatedly.

ok ok
ok ok
ok ok
ok ok
ok ok


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