Subject: RE: NetBSD on Dec 3000
To: Rufeng Li <email@example.com>
From: Doc Shipley <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/19/2002 00:07:12
On Wed, 18 Sep 2002, Rufeng Li wrote:
> Okay, I don't know much about these ports. I just looked at the machine and
> it indeed has a DB25 male port. However, the null modem cable I have is
> DB25 MALE in one end and DB9 female at the other. Is there a DB25 female -
> DB9 female cable? Or I need to find a converter?
You can probably find a cable with the right ends, but a drawerfull of
gender-changers, null adapters and DE9-DB25 adapters is a wonderful
thing to own. :)
> If I understand correctly, I only need to unplug keyboard & mouse cable and
> plug in null modem cable and boot. Anything else needs to be set?
That'll do it.