[SunRescue] Ultra Enterprise 1 Server hardware questions

BrianMcCloskeycheckinmystyle at hotmail.com BrianMcCloskeycheckinmystyle at hotmail.com
Thu Sep 21 13:11:04 CDT 2000

if you want to be safe, just get a dec vt220 or vt420. i found a vt420 at 
the local thrift store for $4.

>From: "Neimoyer, Mike (M.)" <mneimoye at ford.com>
>Reply-To: rescue at sunhelp.org
>To: "'rescue at sunhelp.org'" <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>Subject: RE: [SunRescue] Ultra Enterprise 1 Server hardware questions
>Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2000 13:58:50 -0400
>Myself, then Greg Woods:
> > > The other thing of note is that the
> > > video terminal that WAS on it, was a
> > > dumb terminal-type, which plugged
> > > into what looks like a 25-pin comport
> > > on the back.
> >
> > Yup, that'll be a standard ASCII terminal, probably
> > with ANSI x3.64 controls or similar, maybe a DEC
> > VT220 or newer....  You probably want to get it or
> > something very similar back on it again as the
> > console.  In a pinch you can use a PC running
> > Kermit or whatever, or even another
> > Unix machine with cu.
>Okay, I have NO IDEA what I'd be looking for, or even where to begin to 
>for something like this?  Is there a website I cn check out, or company I
>should call?  I'd prefer not to spend TOO much on this, as it's going to be
>just a crash & burn system to teach myself more unix, but would definitely
>like to get it up and running again.
>Rescue maillist  -  Rescue at sunhelp.org

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