On Sun, Jun 12, 2005 at 11:14:14AM -0700, Tomas D wrote:
> I've got a problem connecting to my cisco router from
> macppc9500(/dev/ttyZ0) with netbsd 2.0.2 on it.
Please wrap your lines to something like 72 columns.
> I'm using ttya or modem port(mini din8 f) on my mac, I've cut my 16$ mini
> din8 - db25 cable to
> discover that there are 5 wires (I was expecting to see 6 [should have red
> http://www.netbsd.org/Documentation/Hardware/Misc/serial.html#mac more
> careful] so my pins are:
> 1 HSKo
> 2 HSKi
> 3 TxD-
> 5 RxD-
> 4 GND
> 6,7,8- either gnd or not connected
> cisco console where pinouts are:
> 1 RTS Request To Send -->
> 2 DTR Data Terminal Ready -->
> 3 TXD Tranceive Data -->
> 4 n/c Not connected
> 5 n/c Not connected
> 6 RXD Receive Data <--
> 7 DSR Data Set Ready <--
> 8 CTS Clear To Send <--
> so I'm fine connecting(mini din8 - rj45) pins 1 to 1, 2 to 8, 3 to 3, 5
> to 6 I'm left over with 2 pins on cisco that are DSR(Data Set Ready) and
> DTR(Data Terminal Ready) which according to some people I spoke with
> arent that important. I'm trying to connect to my cisco router using:
That won't work. Both pin 1's are outputs and pin 2/8 are both inputs.
Mini8 RJ45 Name
1 8 Mac's ready to receive
2 1 Cisco's ready to receive
3 6 Data from mac to Cisco
5 3 Data from Cisco to Mac
Shame about pins 6-8 on the mac. I hope 7 is tied to ground...
Note also that full hardware handshaking here would require cdtrcts
handshaking. NetBSD named HSKo DTR, HSKi CTS, and GPi DCD.
> #cu -l /dev/ttyZ0 -s 9600
> after which I'm getting:
Sounds like cable issues.