I am trying to get a 'proof of concept' machine going that will emulate a
Terminal (serial port) Server. ie. Connecting via SSH and get access to a
com port via a VT100 terminal session.
I'm looking for a distro that meets specific requirements:
(If anyone can recomend any hadware equivalent devices, that would be
My requirements are (in oder of preference):
* Good NIC detection
* Small resource requirements (pentium I, approx 32MB ram <1GB HDD)
* pref LiveCD or simular that will install onto HDD
* CLI only - X not required, in fact, I'd prefer no X at all.
Most of the mini distros seems to be lacking minicom (usually rescue
are geared towards running some form of mini-X (usually also lacking
The closest distro that I have found that may do the trick, is FreeSCO.
Anyone have any suggestions?
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