Subject: Re: setting up a vt100 with 7-wire serial?
To: VaX#n8 <>
From: Jukka Marin <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/20/1996 10:26:37
> Tested the cable; no probs.  It's a 7-wire serial "null-modem" cable;
> 2->3, 4->5, 6->20 and 7->7...
> so my computer and vt100 are both DTE's... no prob...
> they both assert RTS, TxD, and DTR... but nothing happens..
> I figure it's because of DCD, so I set clocal on the line in /etc/ttys
> and kill -s HUP 1.... still no dice..

Hmm, you should say 'local', not 'clocal' in /etc/ttys.

> Do I really need a wire shorting DCD and DSR together, or is there a
> simpler way?

If the change above doesn't help (it _should_, if the serial driver on your
system is functioning properly), you could try that..



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