Serial console issues|
||Our system boards provide a serial console.
||For alix boards, the default setting is 38400 8N1, no flow control. For apu boards, 115200 8N1.
||Use a DB9 female to female null modem cable like our
If in doubt, check your cable with a multimeter, pin 2 should be connected to pin 3
at the other end. A simple gender changer will NOT work unless it does the crossover.
||We recommend PuTTY for all platforms.
||The serial console can be disabled in BIOS setup if you need the serial port for
an external device. To get the serial console back, please press the small pushbutton
switch S1 while powering up the board. You can then change the setting in the BIOS.
||Put a paper clip in the female DB9 connector which would go on the alix/apu board
between pins 2 and 3. Any character you type should be echoed back. This test will
tell you whether your serial port works, but not whether you have a null modem cable.
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