VT100 under SIMH

From: John A. Dundas III <dundas_at_caltech.edu>
Date: Wed Sep 1 14:44:50 2004

At 7:54 PM +0100 9/1/04, Shirker wrote:
>On Wed, 1 Sep 2004, Cameron Kaiser wrote:
>> > The point of my exercise was to verify that a real VT100 would
>> > perform hooked up to OS X through a USB serial adapter. [It worked
>> > fine.] <snip>
>> I'm actually very happy to hear this. I have a serial adaptor hooked up to
>> my dual G4 I intend to connect a terminal to, <snip>
>I am too - I have exactly the same plan, and on a dual G4 ;)
>John - please could you elaborate on a) what USB<->serial adapter you
>used*, b) the necessary changes to /etc/ttys, c) which OS X version you
>got this working under?

You bet...

a) Keyspan "High Speed USB Serial Adapter USA-19HS

b) Add a line similar to the following to /etc/ttys:
tty.USA19H181P1.1 "/usr/libexec/getty std.9600" vt100 on secure

c) 10.2.8 [PowerBook G4] and 10.2.8(G5) [Yes, I hooked it up to my
dual 2GHz G5.]

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