To connect a Mac OS X system USB port to the console using the built-in OS X Terminal utility, follow these steps:
Step 1 Use the Finder to go to Applications > Utilities > Terminal.
Step 2 Connect the OS X USB port to the router.
Step 3 Enter the following commands to find the OS X USB port number:
$ cd /dev $ ls -ltr /dev/*usb* crw-rw-rw- 1 root wheel 9, 66 Apr 1 16:46 tty.usbmodem1a21 $
Step 4 Connect to the USB port with the following command followed by the router USB port speed:
macbook:user$ screen /dev/tty.usbmodem1a21 9600
To Disconnect the OS X USB Console from the Terminal Window
Enter Ctrl+A followed by Ctrl+\