[rescue] Head for a SparcStation 2

Shirker shirker at mooli.org.uk
Thu Aug 18 03:49:59 CDT 2005

On Wed, 17 Aug 2005, Lionel Peterson wrote:

> >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 ;^)

For a truly excellent console display, get a Sun ELC and run Redhat 6.2 on
it - hey presto, 143x53 with mouse cut 'n' paste support ;)


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