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Re: USB-RS232 with G4 (mac mini)



On 5/23/19 11:11 AM, Mathieu Malaterre wrote:
>> You misunderstood what I said. I would use the converter the other way
>> around, with the USB plug on the Mac side and the RS-232 cable on the
>> PC side. That should work for a simple serial console for the kernel,
>> you won't be able to see any OpenFirmware messages though.
> 
> Right I misunderstood that part. I still feel dumb, where do you get a
> serial port on any modern laptop these days ?

My Debian workstation in my office has two serial ports which I use for
that purpose. I installed a cheap RS-232 serial PCIe card.

Adrian

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