Re: [NTLK] Can't connect Newton 2000 to PowerBook 5300

From: Jon Glass (
Date: Fri Mar 29 2002 - 03:15:46 EST

on 3/29/02 8:28 AM, at wrote:

> From your description, I think you need to turn Appletalk off because
> you're using a serial cable. And, I assume that you have your Newton set
> to Connect by Serial.

Actually, you can use a printer cable to route AppleTalk no problem. The
question is which is he trying to do? Also, NCU will automatically turn off
serial if the port is busy, and keep AppleTalk active, and use it. On the
Newton, however, he will have to choose which ever he is using, either
serial or AppleTalk. The Newton doesn't automatically pick and choose or

Jon Glass
Krakow, Poland

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