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Re: NetBSD-7.0 boots OK and NetBSD-8.0 hangs/crashes during boot on a MacBook7,1

> On Jul 6, 2020, at 10:07 AM, Mike Pumford <> wrote:
> On 06/07/2020 16:07, Martin Husemann wrote:
>> Stupid question: are there now actually x86 boards that do *not* have a real
>> serial on-board? I have not seen any so far (none of the new ones come with
>> an external connector of course, but they can be added easily unless it is
>> a notebook).
> A quick look around suggests that some of the very high end gaming ones don't. Also assuming users will actually be able to find a cable to actually hook up the motherboard COM port is optimistic. You would probably have to get one second hand these days and if I remember correctly there are 2 incompatible pinouts for the 10 pin header. :(

Just in case anyone cares (I was looking to order one recently), there are definitely two pinouts.  One is the so-called AT/Everex pinout, the other is the so-called DTK/Intel pinout.  They are described here among other places:


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