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Re: [SLUG] USB to serial
- To: Glen Turner <gdt@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] USB to serial
- From: John Ferlito <johnf@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2007 07:25:19 +1100
- Cc: SLUG <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- User-agent: Mutt/1.5.15+20070412 (2007-04-11)
On Tue, Dec 18, 2007 at 11:32:23PM +1030, Glen Turner wrote:
> Personally, when configuring routers these days I use a Bluetooth-serial
> dongle, which I hang off about 10cm of shortened Cisco console cable.
> Gets rid of the cable across the computer room floor, which is always a
> trip hazard when making physical changes (about the only time you need
> to jack into the console, as opposed to coming in via a console server).
> picked it up in the USA for US$40 and have never seen its like again.
> I'd love to know if something similar can be sourced locally so that
> other staff members can stop stealing mine.
Hmm I want one of those! The important question though is how many
times do you leave the data centre with it still attached to the
Expansys have a couple. All quite pricey though.