12.1. Using Minicom to give commands to
Minicom is a full-screen serial
terminal emulation package, very much like the classic
Telix terminal emulator for
Firstly, start Minicom in
configuration mode with the command:
The following menu appears:
Now save the configuration
Give name to save this configuration?
and exit Minicom.
To configure a modem use the command minicom -o
console to start Minicom without sending an
initialization string to the modem. Now issue the
AT commands to configure the modem.
When finished use the option
to leave Minicom without sending a reset
string to the modem; this option is
Sometimes Minicom will use
than Alt to access the menu system, look for a
hint in Minicom's start up
Press ALT-Z for help on special keys
Press CTRL-A Z for help on special keys