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webslngr
post Apr 4 2005, 07:41 AM
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I've been looking into a c1000 as a replacement for my 860. I used my 860 to configure my cisco equipment via the console until my 860 decided to shed the TXD pin from the connector.

Anyway, I have seen a little speculation that the "hidden" port on the back of the c1000 is acutally a serial port similar to the serial/usb port on the cxx0 series, but other reports say that it is just a diag port. Does any one know if this has been confirmed as a serial port?

My next question is this: if using a serial cable with the c1000, like I did with the 860, is out of the question, would a standard usb to serial adapter work as expected for minicom or kermit purposes?

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kahm
post Apr 4 2005, 11:09 AM
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I've seen a couple of reports on this forums (in regards to the C3000), that the diag port does function as a TTL (0-3.3v) serial port. (I've seen someone mention in passing that this is the same as the ports on the older Z's, but I haven't confirmed that) How well that works with your equipment will vary. One report specifically mentioned that the C3000 puts out info on the serial port while booting.

You can also use a USB->Serial convertor on the USB port.
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webslngr   C-1000 And Serial Cable   Apr 4 2005, 07:41 AM
bluedevils   count me as one interested in this answer   Apr 4 2005, 10:54 AM
kahm   I've seen a couple of reports on this forums (...   Apr 4 2005, 11:09 AM
webslngr   I saw the same info about the 3.3V serial on the c...   Apr 4 2005, 11:40 AM
kahm   The original Z port apparently had JTAG as well as...   Apr 4 2005, 02:23 PM
webslngr   that makes sense. good thought. thanks, --websln...   Apr 5 2005, 06:06 AM
omega   Is the new diag port on the 3000 the same socket a...   Apr 5 2005, 06:35 AM
kahm   QUOTE(omega @ Apr 5 2005, 02:35 PM)Is the new...   Apr 5 2005, 08:31 AM
omega   That's very nice to know, thanks!   Apr 5 2005, 09:01 AM
webslngr   kahm, can you let us know if/how it works when yo...   Apr 5 2005, 10:57 AM
AndyTiedye   QUOTE(webslngr @ Apr 4 2005, 08:41 AM)I'v...   Apr 9 2005, 09:25 PM
webslngr   QUOTEI have used the C3000 with the serial cable t...   Apr 10 2005, 06:16 AM
AndyTiedye   QUOTE(webslngr @ Apr 10 2005, 07:16 AM)QUOTEI...   Apr 10 2005, 10:43 PM
papercrane   QUOTE(AndyTiedye @ Apr 9 2005, 09:25 PM)I hav...   Jun 24 2005, 01:51 PM
agosine   I'm getting a C1000 this week and was curious ...   Jun 27 2005, 07:43 AM
papercrane   I suggest *not* buying the SerialIO cable as it se...   Jun 27 2005, 09:44 AM
mingerz   QUOTE(papercrane @ Jun 27 2005, 06:44 PM)I su...   Jun 30 2005, 12:06 PM
TRIsoft   QUOTE(mingerz @ Jun 30 2005, 09:06 PM)I got m...   Jun 30 2005, 12:53 PM
albertr   Please use search - it has been discussed already ...   Jun 30 2005, 12:22 PM


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