modular serial hardware (was Re: a printer oddity)
pete at dunnington.plus.com
Sat Apr 12 19:41:59 CDT 2008
On 13/04/2008 01:32, Patrick Finnegan wrote:
> 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.
I don't think so, but YOST isn't the same as DECconnect and neither is
Pete Peter Turnbull
University of York
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