[Soekris] JP7 (com1) on net6501
khendr01 at harris.com
Fri Jun 30 21:38:29 CEST 2017
> OpenBSD can't seem to find my second RS232 port.
> Nor does it seem to work with FreeBSD.
If the hardware is there, both OpenBSD and FreeBSD should find it and announce it while booting, and in the dmesg.
> Or do I have broken hardware?
You might have a "bad" cable -- not bad as in defective, but bad as in incorrect. It turns out there are two "standard" wiring pinouts from the 10-pin board headers to the 9-pin DB-9 connector. Find out which one you have. Then buy a cable for the other standard, and try it.
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