Serial Port Expansion Card for Linux?

Steven Alligood steve at bluehost.com
Wed Jan 13 09:01:55 MST 2010


We use the comtrol rocketport cards with centOS 5, and the opensource 
conserver software.

http://www.comtrol.com/products/multi-port-serial-cards


On 01/12/2010 07:16 PM, Kenneth Burgener wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Has anyone successfully used a serial port expansion card with Linux
> (specifically Red Hat)?  What brand and model did you use?
>
> I have several network (ie. cisco, brocade, netgear) devices that have
> serial management interfaces that I would like to manage with a Linux
> server (in an emergency).
>
> I was thinking something like this would work great, if it would be
> correctly recognized by Linux:
>
>    SIIG Four 16650 serial port I/O card with 4-port (DB9)
>    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16815150141
>
> Suggestions, ideas?
>
> Thank you,
> Kenneth
>    


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