Prepare to use console to debug SMA-X8I.

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Using console mode to debug SMA-X8I in Linux OS without GUI(Graphical User Interface).

1. Connect debug cable to SMA-X8I

Connect the debug cable to J13.

2. Connect the USB cable

Connect the Local Manager to a Windows 10 computer using the appropriate cable.

3. Locate the correct COM port

Right click on the Windows Start Icon and select "Device Manager."

Open the "Ports (COM & LPT)" Section.

Locate the "PI USB to Serial" and note which COM port it is using.

4. Open a console session

Using PuTTY or other terminal emulator, select "Serial" as the connection type and change the "Serial line" to match the COM port noted earlier. The serial console speed is typically 115200.

Power on SMA-X8I and boot to Linux OS.(note: the login password is root.)