[Repairs] Fwd: D6 Brick repairs?

Steve Holton sph0lt0n at gmail.com
Thu May 22 10:51:38 EDT 2008

Can you give us a common-name description for the connector which
plugs into the XO (J1) debug serial port?

I've gathered it's 4 pin and I'm thinking it's 0.100 inch?

is there a DigiKey part number?

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From: Alan Claver <alc at psu.edu>
Date: Thu, May 22, 2008 at 10:32 AM
Subject: Re: [Repairs] D6 Brick repairs?
To: Repairs at lists.laptop.org

On 5/22/08 10:26 AM, "John Gunkel" <jgunkel at gmail.com> wrote:

> Darn it...
> Since there are no "readily available" adapter cables available from
> OLPC, I will pick up the task to make some.
> If someone at OLPC would be kind enough to provide the part number for
> the mating connector for J1 (and maybe even CN24) then I will build
> them, If people are interested in buying them.
> I have dug around the wiki for a while and couldn't find anything
> other than a reference to a "special cable" that gets plugged in.

Have you seen this: http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Serial_adapters

It's part of a RTFM that I created on RT for bricked laptops. The full
thread is here:


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