Connect to Sheevaplug USB from Red Hat Linux

The Sheevaplug is a small ARM based “plug computer” manufactured by GlobalScale. This post explains how to connect over the serial connection for out-of-band access. A bit like connecting to the server processor of a unix server, or the alom/ilom of a Sun/Oracle box, or the Vsphere console of a vmware system.

Connect a USB cable from your PC to the sheevaplug’s micro USB port (also called the “JTAG” port) and proceed as below. Continue reading