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 Many **Generic x86 Boards and Appliances** provide a DB9-RS232 serial port for console access, and since modern PC's / Notebooks / Chromebooks do not have a serial port, a USB-to-Serial cable adapter must be used.  You probably already knew that. Many **Generic x86 Boards and Appliances** provide a DB9-RS232 serial port for console access, and since modern PC's / Notebooks / Chromebooks do not have a serial port, a USB-to-Serial cable adapter must be used.  You probably already knew that.
  
-What is new is the ability to connect a second USB-to-Serial cable adapterUSB-to-Serial <-> Serial-to-USBto a USB port on your AstLinux box and automatically spawn getty to establish a login. ​ This is particularly useful for **Generic x86 Boards and Appliances** that only have a VGA video console, or to establish one or more serial logins in addition to a serial console. ​ The USB TTY serial baudrate and terminal type can be specified independently from the system console configuration.+What is new is the ability to connect a second USB-to-Serial cable adapter ​(USB-to-Serial <-> Serial-to-USBto a USB port on your AstLinux box and automatically spawn getty to establish a login. ​ This is particularly useful for **Generic x86 Boards and Appliances** that only have a VGA video console, or to establish one or more serial logins in addition to a serial console. ​ The USB TTY serial baudrate and terminal type can be specified independently from the system console configuration.
  
 !!Note: AstLinux 1.2.10 or later is required!! !!Note: AstLinux 1.2.10 or later is required!!