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A Palm As A Serial Console

Programs like ptelnet allow you to use a Palm as a serial terminal, just like a VT100 or similar. Aside from being useful for things like headless servers, this can be invaluable if, for example, X has crashed and locked up the screen and keyboard. Using a Palm you can (and I have) recover the system without having to cut the power. This helps to preserve your data and filesystem from serious corruption and loss.


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