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'''neocon''' has a few graving advantages over some other terminal apps:
 
'''neocon''' has a few graving advantages over some other terminal apps:
  
* You don't have to be ''root'' to access /dev/ttyACM0 with '''neocon'''. Beeing member of ''dialout'' should give you sufficient privileges.  
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* You don't have to be <code>root</code> to access /dev/ttyACM0 with '''neocon'''. Beeing member of <code>dialout</code> should give you sufficient privileges.  
 
* '''neocon''' can be started without /dev/ttyACM0 beeing available. It will automatically connect as soon as you start [[Bootloader|u-boot]] on the Neo.  
 
* '''neocon''' can be started without /dev/ttyACM0 beeing available. It will automatically connect as soon as you start [[Bootloader|u-boot]] on the Neo.  
 
* due to the delay it puts on keyboard input, neocon will allow you to paste commands directly from clipboard without making [[Bootloader|u-boot]] choke on it.  
 
* due to the delay it puts on keyboard input, neocon will allow you to paste commands directly from clipboard without making [[Bootloader|u-boot]] choke on it.  
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  make
 
  make
  
To connect to the [[bootloader|Bootloader]] use
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To connect to the [[bootloader]] use
  
 
  ./neocon -t 30 /dev/ttyACM0
 
  ./neocon -t 30 /dev/ttyACM0

Revision as of 22:26, 27 February 2008

neocon is a handy terminal application (not only) for u-boot.

neocon has a few graving advantages over some other terminal apps:

  • You don't have to be root to access /dev/ttyACM0 with neocon. Beeing member of dialout should give you sufficient privileges.
  • neocon can be started without /dev/ttyACM0 beeing available. It will automatically connect as soon as you start u-boot on the Neo.
  • due to the delay it puts on keyboard input, neocon will allow you to paste commands directly from clipboard without making u-boot choke on it.

Download the source from http://svn.openmoko.org/developers/werner/neocon/ to a directory of your choice and build neocon by issuing

make

To connect to the bootloader use

./neocon -t 30 /dev/ttyACM0


To getrid of neocon, just issue a

killall neocon
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neocon is a handy terminal application (not only) for u-boot.

neocon has a few graving advantages over some other terminal apps:

  • You don't have to be root to access /dev/ttyACM0 with neocon. Beeing member of dialout should give you sufficient privileges.
  • neocon can be started without /dev/ttyACM0 beeing available. It will automatically connect as soon as you start u-boot on the Neo.
  • due to the delay it puts on keyboard input, neocon will allow you to paste commands directly from clipboard without making u-boot choke on it.

Download the source from http://svn.openmoko.org/developers/werner/neocon/ to a directory of your choice and build neocon by issuing

make

To connect to the Bootloader use

./neocon -t 30 /dev/ttyACM0


To getrid of neocon, just issue a

killall neocon