Assume you use a direct line connecting your system vstout to tiny. Very much like in the modem case, you have to write a system entry in the sys file. The port command identifies the serial port tiny is hooked up to.
system tiny time Any port direct1 speed 38400 chat ogin: cathcart word: catch22
In the port file, you have to describe the serial port for the direct connection. A dialer entry is not needed, because there's no need for dialing.
port direct1 type direct speed 38400