sun serial consoles via usb and linux

Neil Watson tlug-neil-8agRmHhQ+n2CxnSzwYWP7Q at
Thu Dec 4 22:01:57 UTC 2008

On Thu, Dec 04, 2008 at 04:56:59PM -0500, James Knott wrote:
>A crossover "null modem" cable is generally required for computer -
>computer communications.  They're standard, buy them at almost any place
>that sells pre-made cables.

What about the end connectors if one uses a cat5 cable.  How can the
correct ends be identified?

>Minicom is fine, but I don't think it comes with the Eee.  You'll have
>to find a way to install it yourself.

No worries, I installed Debian on mine.

Neil Watson
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