[svlug] connecting to router console via parallel port

William R Ward bill at wards.net
Thu Jul 24 14:49:33 PDT 2003


You can get a USB / serial port adapter, I am told.

Kabir Khan writes:
>Hi,
>Can someone refer me to docs on how to set up your linux machine to tty to 
>the console port of a cisco router using the parallel port.  My laptop has 
>no serial port, but I do have a parallel to cat5 adapter plug.  
>Alternatively, if you know how to do this in windows, let me know also.  All 
>I want to do is configure my router.
>Thanks in advance!
>
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