Changes between Version 3 and Version 4 of SerialConsole


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Nov 18, 2012, 7:18:44 PM (10 years ago)
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amain
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    1414Most router / consumer products will require to solder some wires to the board and connect that to a Level Converter (USB) before it can be connected to a PC. This is due to voltage differences between embedded devices and PC's. There are very check USB TTL converters available. It requires soldering 3 wires (RT, TX and GND) on the board of the device to the USB TTL converter. The USB converter can be directly inserted into a USB port of a PC and will provide a /dev/ttyUSBn serial device.
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    16 [[Image(http://wiki.openwrt.org/_detail/doc/hardware/usbtors232.ttl.jpeg?id=doc%3Ahardware%3Aport.serial)]]
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    1816OpenWrt has a very good generic page on this soldering and level conversion: [http://wiki.openwrt.org/doc/hardware/port.serial Serial Console]. And many device specific pages on OpenWrt describe some details for that device on how to connect using a serial console.