Tech Laptop with DB9

Octavio Alvarez alvarezp at alvarezp.ods.org
Mon Nov 10 21:34:09 UTC 2014


On 10/11/14 12:53, Darden, Patrick wrote:
> Get a cheap usb--serial converter.  Check amazon for trend usb rs-232
> db9 serial converter, tu-s9.  Then you can just use whatever laptop.

I've seen some cheap RS-232 converters fail with some devices. I was
last bitten by one that just refused to work with Cisco Aironet APs 2600.

I can't say if it was the device or the driver. I never knew what the
problem ultimately was. Using a different model or brand worked.

Just to have the precaution.

O.



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