[rescue] argh! serial port help needed for Cisco 2924

Patrick Giagnocavo 717-201-3366 patrick at zill.net
Mon Jul 11 08:29:30 CDT 2005

On Mon, 2005-07-11 at 09:02, Michael Kaegler wrote:
> Forgive me if I'm suggesting something thats "a little too basic", but...
> Serial port of a 2924 is an RJ-45, not a DB9. You need to have the 
> cisco RJ-45 to DB9/DB25 adaptor (which are often different from other 
> companies') and you need to have a *rollover* cable (not crossover or 
> straight-thru) to connect it to the switch.
> -mKaegler

The Netra also has RJ45 - the DB9 is the end that plugs into the Ultra5.

So it is a "rollover" type cable rather than xover or straight-thru that is probably the "missing link" then.


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