Subject: Re: AXPpci33 Serial Console Problems
To: Curt Sampson <email@example.com>
From: John Birrell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/17/1997 07:38:21
Curt Sampson wrote:
> Well, I've found my serial problem. It appears that DEC is using
> some extremely creative numbering for the pins on the IDC connector.
> It appears that the one with the little arrow pointing to it is
> not pin one, as I naively expected. Nor are the pins in sequence,
> Here's what I've figured out so far:
> - x x x 10
> > 6 2 - x x
> The two with the minus signs are giving me negative voltage, so I
> expect that those are pins 4 and 7, but I don't know which is which
> If anyone has a chart that converts between DEC's interesting
> numbering scheme and the real world (e.g., something that makes
> the chart in the OEM manual for this board match reality) I'd
> appreciate it.
I just use a standard cable that comes with any ISA serial board
and the serial ports work fine (with limited use admittedly).
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