[mythtv-users] FE Motherboard: DG45FC

David George david at thegeorges.us
Sat Sep 27 02:38:23 UTC 2008

On 9/25/2008 9:02 PM, Anthony Zawacki wrote:
> Adam Skinner wrote:
>> There is another question, that may/may not be specific to this board.
>> It doesn't have a proper RS232 serial port - which I use for lirc. I
>> would like one. It has a serial port header, so does this mean I can get
>> an adaptor/cable that will work with it and turn it into a proper serial
>> port?? I cannot use a usb->serial adaptor as lirc doesn't like them. 
> I've ordered a low profile motherboard header -> backplane, though I 
> don't know if it will work or not yet.  It's a Supermicro CBL-0010-LP, 
> which was hard to find in stock online anywhere.  However, there is a 
> chance that the pins are not wired correctly.  If that turns out to be 
> the case, I'll simply cut the connector and replace it with an RJ-45 
> jack to match the connector used with the IRA-3.

I don't have this motherboard but Intel/Supermicro/Asus typically use 
this cable for their RS-232 header: 


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