modular serial hardware (was Re: a printer oddity)
pat at computer-refuge.org
Sat Apr 12 19:32:42 CDT 2008
On Saturday 12 April 2008 20:15, Pete Turnbull wrote:
> Ask Google about "YOST", which is where Cisco and Sun copied the
> scheme. But be aware that almost every way you could think of to use
> an RJ45 for serial has been tried by someone -- and if you want a
> laugh of the "I don't believe it" sort, look up EIA/TIA-561.
Uhm, did "YOST" precede DECconnect? MMJ cables are wired the same way
as the inner 6 pins on Sun, Cisco, Xyplex, etc RJ45 serial connectors.
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