How to get ser2net working with 96boards uart?

Hello, I have recently been trying to get some builds to work on my hikey960. I have read that I can get a telnet console on the board using my 96boards uart, however the ser2net application has changed configuration methods. My result from the following config:
connection: &con1
accepter: telnet,2004
enable: on
connector: serialdev,/dev/ttyUSB0,115200n81,local

I get gibberish like:

well, I changed the jumpers from uart0 to uart1 and now I can see a linux bootloop at least