Re: [NTLK] [OT] OS 9 help needed.

From: Woody Smith <>
Date: Tue Apr 01 2008 - 12:00:15 EDT

Guru, I am not.
I wonder if 9.2.2 is the problem. When I had a beige g3 with 9.1.? I
had no problem with the built in serial and NCU. After I installed OS
X the serial port was not available in classic, however
Newten <>
did support the built in serial port.

Can you install an earlier version of OS 9?

While I think it is unlikely that both of your Newtons have a problem
with the Newton interconnect port, do you have a keyboard or any other
way to test the interconnect port? These had a problem with breaking,
you would likely feel some looseness in it if that were the case.


On Mar 31, 2008, at 8:25 PM, Scott Hoffman wrote:


> Could both of my serial cables be bad? I bought them from a cable
> wholesaler. Both have all eight pins as advertised and are
> straight. Is
> there a difference between your average Newton Mac serial cable or
> do I have
> to have some special one? I know the dongle works because my
> keyboard works
> with it just fine.
> This is really irritating. Any OS 9 gurus out there care to
> help a
> novice out? OS X no problem. OS 9 and I'm lost!
> Thanks for any advice you can provide.
> Scott Hoffman

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