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Re: [SLUG] USB to Serial Converter that supports break
- To: Greg Cockburn <gergnz@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] USB to Serial Converter that supports break
- From: Matthew Hannigan <mlh@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 23 Nov 2006 02:32:48 +1100
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
- User-agent: Mutt/220.127.116.11i
On Thu, Nov 23, 2006 at 01:27:43PM +1100, Greg Cockburn wrote:
> Hi Sluggers,
> After upgrading my laptop, I now don't have a serial port. I need this to
> talk to the odd Sun machine when it breaks, and therefore I need the
> converter to support the "break" command.
You can get Suns to accept something else as a 'break';
a popular alternative is shift-2 (@).