[rescue] Sun Keyboards and Mice Available

Phil Stracchino alaric at caerllewys.net
Wed Feb 11 18:03:17 CST 2004

On Wed, Feb 11, 2004 at 06:03:35PM -0500, Caleb Shay wrote:
> I've recently picked up a Classic sans keyboard+mouse, and being a bit 
> of a Sun newbie I'm not sure what I need in the way of devices to be 
> able to use this thing.  I would just serial console it, but after 
> digging through piles of cables and adapters, I haven't managed to 
> find a combination that would connect to both the Sun and my PC or 
> SGIs.  Would one of these keyboards and mice work for me?

A nullmodem cable should be all you need for serial console.  For mouse
and keyboard, a Type 5 mouse and keyboard will work just fine on a

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