Input of Commands via Hyperterminal

I got my board booted up. I see all the appropriate boot sequence
text and when I am supposed to type in commands to install the linux
image. I am unable to enter the commands and send them to the board.
Has anyone had this problem and how did you overcome it. any help is


Have you checked the BeagleBoard FAQ?

Serial Connection #4 and #5 may be able to help you.