The Axis 207 IP camera that I had been using for the snowcam is actually a fully featured Linux system.
To enable console access, you need to use the webinterface to edit the system init table.
Replace 192.168.1.10 with the IP address of the camera.
# Uncomment the following line to start the telnet server. # tnet:35:once:/usr/sbin/telnetd So that it reads:
# Uncomment the following line to start the telnet server.
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