[Rack] Networking as of 2013-10-02

Jonathan Lassoff jof at thejof.com
Sun Oct 13 06:01:26 UTC 2013


On Sat, Oct 12, 2013 at 10:57 PM, Nick Owens <mischief at 9.offblast.org> wrote:
>> Which rack was moved? The mini-rack, or the shelf blocking a ladder?
>
> the shelf of equipment was moved to the other end of the table. the
> ladder is now in that spot, ready to be climbed.
>
>> Bikeshed is a Soekris net5501, I think. It's missing.
>> The net6501 up there is the new minotaur.
>
> the net5501 was found. it's now on top of susan the (old) rack in the
> closet.
>
> i took a usb<>serial adapter from the hub on minotaur (which was not
> connected to anything at the time) and tried to console into minotaur,
> but every baud i tried (9600-115200) resulted in garbage.

I was able to SSH to it when visiting, not sure about the console
port. Maybe not using a null modem cable?

Great that the 5501 was found! Can you place it up in the mini-rack?
It doesn't have any 19-inch-compatible ears, but seems like it'd be
less likely to get messed with up there.


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