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Re: [MiNT] LAN port on TT /dev/ttyS4

On Thu, Oct 11, 2001 at 10:35:28PM +0200, Frank Naumann wrote:
> > > 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 ?
> As I already mentioned the LAN port miss some control lines for correct
> handshake.
Yes, but handshaking isn't absolutely needed. The TCP/IP stack will
recover from any errors that this produces anyway.

So my question still stands, has anyone done it ? I guess not....