[syslinux] What method can I use to configure PXE client(msdos) output console from serial port?

Geert Stappers stappers at stappers.nl
Thu Aug 31 04:45:14 PDT 2006

On Wed, Aug 30, 2006 at 09:28:50AM +0200, Erwan Velu wrote:
> Jianfeng Yu wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I built a PXE server of MSDOS in Linux server, client can boot from network and login MSDOS, but by default, the output console is VGA, 
> >
> > My target client has not VGA port, it can only output from serial port, so could you help to tell me how to boot a MSDOS client from network and keep the PXE client output console is serial port ?
> >   
> IMHO, this is a DOS related issue.
> Something like below should work.
> mode com1:9600,n,8,1
> ctty com1
> **
> **

In which file should those commands be put? config.sys ?  autoexec.bat ?

What does the above ** mean?

Geert Stappers

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