[rescue] sparc 20 serial

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Mon Jul 28 13:55:19 CDT 2003

On Monday, July 28, 2003, at 02:51 PM, vance at neurotica.com wrote:
>>>> 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.
>>> That's always worked for me.
>> So is that the case for ultra1/2 also?  I've got 1 each of those 
>> coming
>> and want to be ready when they get here!
> I believe that the Ultra 1/2 has a standard DB25, except the gender of 
> the
> port is the reverse of what you usually see.  That's the way it is on 
> the
> Ultra 30, but I'd expect it to be the same on the Ultra 2.

   To confirm, I have an Ultra2 here and its serial connectors are 

   As far as I can remember, I've never seen a Sun system with a male 
serial connector.


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