Subject: Re: indy serial console
To: Miguel Mendez <>
From: david l goodrich <>
List: port-sgimips
Date: 07/14/2003 09:37:45
getting just the pinouts for the mini din 8 plug only gets me halfway to a md8->db9 crossover cable.  any further suggestions?

On Mon, 14 Jul 2003 16:30:33 +0200
Miguel Mendez <> wrote:

> david l goodrich <> wrote :
> Hi,
> > lacking a monitor that connects to my Indy, i think my best bet will be to build a mini-din 8 to db-9 serial cable and console in.  unfortunately, i have been unable to piece together the required cable with the information on the netbsd serial webpage, SGI's seem to lack a DSN pin (iirc, it's been a weekend since i looked at it) ... any suggestions for how the pins should be connected?  thanks in advance.
> AFAIK you only need to connect RX, TX and ground.
> The pinout is here:
> Cheers,
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