[rescue] Netra t105 question

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Fri Aug 25 07:00:56 CDT 2006

Mike Meredith wrote:
>>> I am at a loss to connect a terminal/PC Serial port to Serial B on
>>> the Netra because of the RJ45 connector - I've never had a system
>>> with that connector on the back, so I have no appropriate cable.
>>> For reasons too stupid to go into now, I do have a Cisco managed
>>> hub, which came with a Cisco serial cable (RJ-45 to DB9/25) kit -
>> If memory serves, it should Just Work (tm).
> It does indeed. It's nearly the only serial cable I use (sometimes using
> an adaptor at the RJ45 end) as being a Cisco site $work has billions of
> them floating around.

I tend to use Cat5 for all my console cables because it makes it really 
easy for me to cut console cables to length, and I managed to get a 
giant bag full of RJ45->DB25 adapters at a liquidation sale for $1. 
There were well over a hundred in the bag.

Peace...  Sridhar

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