[rescue] Sun Monitor Sanity Check

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Thu Jan 17 16:10:16 CST 2008

On Thu, Jan 17, 2008 at 01:57:16PM -0800, Jonathan Sturges wrote:

> FYI...
> Aside from the great Sun-branded adapters, a very useful cable for odd monitor/Unix framebuffer configurations is this one:
> http://www.pccables.com/cgi-bin/orders6.cgi?action=Showitem&id=ID3723563&partno=00633&search=13W3_CABLE&rsite=pccables.comcgi&rcode=
> I use it primarily now to let my SGI Indy XL24 graphics card speak
> VGA, so I can put the Indy on a PC PS/2-style KVM switch. 

Does that actually work as a SoG extractor, or does the Indy already put
out both SoG and seperate sync?

I think I need to find a F-F VGA gender bender as well.  Certainly I'd
need one to use that cable.  The VGA cable out the back of the Apple
monitor is not replacable.

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