[NTLK] Easy Connection to Hackintosh

Sylvain Pilet pilets at mac.com
Tue May 9 03:40:42 EDT 2017


Hi Jon,

Trying to find a USB/Serial Keyspan adapter. Reference: USA-X (only this one) the driver for MacOSX is available here:
http://www.tripplite.com/shared/software/Driver/USA-19HS-Driver-v4-Mac-OS-X-10.9-10.11.zip
<http://www.tripplite.com/shared/software/Driver/USA-19HS-Driver-v4-Mac-OS-X-10.9-10.11.zip>

There is only one available on Amazon, otherwise we occasionally find occasion on the web or in the shop.

https://www.amazon.com/Keyspan-USA-28x-External-Serial-Adapter/dp/B0000513JR
<https://www.amazon.com/Keyspan-USA-28x-External-Serial-Adapter/dp/B0000513JR>

Sylvain Pilet

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Le 9 mai 2017 à 08:59, Jon Glass <jonglass at usa.net> a écrit :

> On Tue, May 9, 2017 at 12:34 AM Noah Leon <moosefuel at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> I recently picked up a MessagePad 2100 (my first, I’ve only ever had the
>> 2000), and another E-Mate. It came with a couple of PC-type serial cables.
>> I never connect my Newt to my Macbook because of the drivers and dongles
>> mess that it is, but I connected the serial cable to a PC running MacOS
>> which I put together for fun, and it works flawlessly. I can now sync using
>> the wonderful NCX, great for backups and installing packages. Just thought
>> I’d mention installing MacOS might be a good way for you folks who use a PC
>> to connect ;-)
>> 
> 
> How does one get a serial port in a modern PC? I recently built a gMac (my
> new name for Hackintoshes--generic Mac), and none of the boards I looked
> that that seemed to support the gMac had serial ports. PS-2 ports, yes, but
> not serial. Are there cards one can add? This sounds very intriguing and
> enticing!
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> Jon Glass
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