Re: USB "null modem" cables and related Linux driver questions
- Date: Fri, 1 Jun 2018 10:22:56 +0200
- From: <tomas@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: USB "null modem" cables and related Linux driver questions
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On Fri, Jun 01, 2018 at 08:27:13AM +0200, deloptes wrote:
> Richard Owlett wrote:
> > I have two computers with USB ports.
> > I wish them to communicate as simply as mid-20th-century computers did.
> > Then we used RS232-C with a null modem &/or appropriate software
> > software at both ends.
> J., why not take a crossover cable - all pcs have now ethernet port
FWIW these days, most devices are capable of doing the crossover thing
automatically , so you can just use a straight cable. From personal
experience, I haven't needed a crossover cable the last ten years (and
I do muck around with oldish hardware).
- -- tomás
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