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Juha_47876's avatar
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Nov 29, 2011

How to set the serial console databits?




Would anyone know how to configure the serial console data bits?


I think I somehow managed to set it accidentally to 5 and the serial console is now unusable.



What I did was editing file through serial console in VI editor and pressed "Ctrl+b" and the following message came to screen and after that it was not possible to do anything through the serial console:



*** databits: 5 ***



Now I'm thinking it somehow set the bits to 5 whereas it should be 8.



Any ideas?





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  • Hamish's avatar
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    If all else fails, you can set the serial port parameters form the LCD screen at the front of the unit. (Requires physical access of course).