[SunRescue] Odd Sbus card...
brt at osk.sema.se
Mon Aug 30 08:52:53 CDT 1999
Ed.Mitchell at centigram.com wrote:
> Can anyone help me identify the following?
> (sorry, the description is thin, but there are zero markings on this
> Sbus card, single width from an SS1 -- it has a single 9-pin connector on
> the back(same basica shape as an SVGA connector, but with only 9 pin holes
> aka it's a female connector)...the biggest chip on the board itself is from
> LSIL(LSI Logic, I'll presume) and has some markings on it and the word
> "Video". Deduction leads me to think this is some type of video card, but
> does anyone know what type and what exactly I can plug into it? I've got a
> couple of them that I received with some older SS1's and an SS1 Sunar
> clone.(cute box! hehe).
It sure sounds like the old-style "bwtwo" framebuffers that uses the
TTL (not analoge) interface to the monitors. Good if you prefer to have
sort of graphics on a SPARC-based server, and got some monochrome
leftover. Atleast I would have used it for that since I have some
Should be covered in the framebuffer FAQ.
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