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Re: [MiNT] LAN port on TT /dev/ttyS4
On Thu, Oct 11, 2001 at 09:26:47PM +0200, Michael Schwingen wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 11, 2001 at 03:09:26PM +0100, Alan Hourihane wrote:
> > > Why not use serial2 (aka ttyS3) instead of the LAN port? The LAN port miss
> > > some important lines (especially there are problems with the handshake).
> > >
> > I'd like to but I can't rely on the VME card slots, as I may be
> > replacing it with another VME card that doesn't have any serial ports.
> The "VME" serial ports are on the TT main boards, only the connectors are
> mounted in a VME backplate, so you can easily get the ports out (the flat
> cables easily fit between the TT case and the new VME backplate) even if you
> insert a VME card. The connectors will be dangling behind the machine, but
> that is only a cosmetical/mechanical problem.
O.k, but there's no physical reason why I shouldn't be able to use the
LAN port though - is there ?