[rescue] sparc 20 serial

vance at neurotica.com vance at neurotica.com
Mon Jul 28 14:05:04 CDT 2003

On Mon, 28 Jul 2003, Dave McGuire wrote:

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

Why do they do that?

Peace...  Sridhar

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