Subject: Re: Falcon LAN port - supported?
To: None <D.L.Hastings@exeter.ac.uk>
From: Leo Weppelman <email@example.com>
Date: 05/27/1996 22:03:51
> >> working and can log in over it, but I cannot get the computer to talk
> >> to the modem on the LAN port. I had assumed this was mapped as ser02?
> > On the TT it is. The code for the Falcon is the same (exept for switching
> > the port to the serial connector). The problem is, as far as I know, that
> > the falcon *only* has a lan-connector. There are rx/tx lines there, but
> > they are balanced and hence unusable for normal serial connections.
> I bought a mac localtalk to rs232 cable to connect the modem to the LAN
> port - it works fine under ConNect under TOS - I can dial in to BBS's
> fine with it, so it does work as a normal serial port. :/ I managed to
> get NetBSD to raise TR on it once, but apart from that no go. :(
Are you sure hw-handshaking is turned off and clocal is set? Another cause
of the problem might be that a wrong clock-source is selected.