Subject: How to make a funky serial cable
To: None <>
From: fission <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 02/27/2000 17:56:52

I have a new (okay, old) terminal that I would like to use with my
powermac running NetBSD/macppc.  The only problem is that my serial port
on a Macintosh is a DB8 (I think that's what it's called, anyways -
whatever Mac serial ports use) and the terminal has a 25-pin serial port.
Any idea on how to make a cable that would convert between the two?

Even if I could get two diagrams (one for the Mac cable and one for 25-pin
serial cable) I could probably figure out how to make it work.  Any URLs
for images/ASCII diagrams would just make my day.  =)

Thanks in advance,