~ Nate wrote: ~ > Is the console port setup the same on the Aironet 1240 as it is on ~ > almost all Cisco routers and PIX firewalls? I'm using the same laptop, ~ > cable, and terminal setup that I use on all of our routers and ~ > firewalls but the Aironet 1240 console session is giving me receive ~ > data only. Anything I type doesn't do anything but lock up the session ~ > for a few seconds. I've tried this on two different Aironet units, ~ > several different cables, cable types, session settings, etc. The ~ > standard Cisco rollover cable with DB9 adapter is the only thing that ~ > comes close to working but gives the symptoms above. ~ >
~ > TIA. ~ ~ I'm ashamed to post this but apparently most of Cisco's routers, ~ firewalls, and switches will tolerate various means of flow control... ~ these APs need XON/XOFF. This explains why every other Cisco device we ~ own worked fine with my configuration and hardware. Flow control is ~ the one terminal parameter that I didn't vary while troubleshooting. I ~ guess it helps to follow directions...
I don't get this ... the AP1240 console can do XON/XOFF (flowcontrol software), but it defaults (like other IOS devices) to "flowcontrol none".
Anyway, I'm glad to hear that you got it working.