The current maintainer of this HOWTO
is Glen Turner. Please send corrections,
additions, comments and criticisms to
The maintainer would also appreciate e-mails from people that have sucessfully used this HOWTO to configure serial consoles on their machines. Please state the version of the HOWTO you used (see the cover page), your Linux distribution and its version, and the number of machines involved. This information allows the maintainer to show his employer sufficient public benefit for his work on this HOWTO to continue and will not be used for any other purpose.
Linux is continually improving, so please send those small alterations required for the latest version of your Linux distribution.
The HOWTO's maintainer is not a professional writer. If you find some parts of this HOWTO difficult to comprehend then let the maintainer know.