Lars Hecking wrote:
> Is anyone aware of an adapter that would just work without a software
> driver? I'd like to use my Linux/OBSD laptop as a serial port terminal
> with Sun servers.
I've got a KeySpan RS232 adapter. Works with everything I have including
Linux and Mac OS X, but I don't know about OpenBSD. The company seems to
be open-source friendly, going out of their way to aid the development
of the Linux driver.
> If my request is unreasonable, a pointer to a document that explains the
> differences between USB and standard serial (RS232?) is also welcome :)
USB has less in common with RS232 than ethernet.
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