Minicom

Document created by jesseg Employee on Jul 30, 2012Last modified by Jodi Paul on Mar 7, 2013
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Minicom is a terminal emulation that can access a remote serial console enabling the configuration of RedBoot or the flash file system of the board.

 

Configuring

     

Reach the configuration by typing CTRL-A Z

     

Press key Z after releasing CTRL and A!

     

Configure Minicom to work with i.MX by following the procedures below.

   

Set the Serial Port

     

At the screen configuration, type O, choosing cOnfigure Minicom

     

In menu, choose Serial Port Setup

     

Below, the configuration option:

 

+-----------------------------------------------------------------------+

 

| A - Serial Device  : /dev/ttyS0                             |

 

| B - Lockfile Location  : /var/lock                          |

 

| C - Callin Program  :                                          |

 

| D - Callout Program  :                                        |

 

| E - Bps/Par/Bits  : 115200 8N1                           |

 

| F - Hardware Flow Control : No                           |

 

| G - Software Flow Control : No                           |

 

|                                                                        |

 

| Change which setting?                                      |

 

+-----------------------------------------------------------------------+

 

Type the letter of option to enable the modification.

 

Remember to choose the right Serial Device

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