[rescue] sparc 20 serial

Mike Hebel nimitz at nimitzbrood.com
Mon Jul 28 13:15:54 CDT 2003

On Monday, July 28, 2003, at 01:08 PM, Daniel de Young wrote:

> Okay, before I go spend my unemployment money on something that doesn't
> work...
> I've run across several newsgroup articles that claim that I can plug 
> in
> a standard db25 -> db9 null modem (serial) cable between a sparc 20 and
> a PC.  So before I blow my precious 10 smacks on said cable, I thought
> I'd get the skinny from the list.

 From my experience with the Sparc 2 I have here that has the standard 
DB25s on the back you can use a standard nul-modem and any serial cable 
that will fit.

Beware that unless you set the "ignore DTS"(?) bit in the PROM then it 
might halt when the cable is unplugged.

Mike Hebel

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