[rescue] Head for a SparcStation 2

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at verizon.net
Wed Aug 17 22:58:36 CDT 2005

>From: Michael Parson <mparson at bl.org>
>Date: Wed Aug 17 10:28:42 CDT 2005
>To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>Subject: Re: [rescue] Head for a SparcStation 2

>No one else has suggested this, but how about just a plain old VT220
>terminal plugged into the serial port on the back?  Most of them could
>be set to something like 132x40.  Running at 19200 bps, screen updates
>would be more than reasonable.  My first sysadmin gig was spent using a
>setup like that.
>You wouldn't get good output for your latex work, nor would it work with
>your LCD... =)

A DEC VT525 would allow you to use your VGA panel - it is a small terminal unit that uses PS/2 keyboard and VGA monitor - it is in color (if that isn't too big a distraction ;^)

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