[rescue] SPARC hardware up for offer

Phil Stracchino alaric at metrocast.net
Wed Sep 29 20:56:57 CDT 2010

On 09/29/10 18:28, Sandwich Maker wrote:
> " From: der Mouse <mouse at Rodents-Montreal.ORG>
> " 
> " []
> " 
> " The Sun miniDIN-8 keyboard/mouse interface is a normal serial line
> " restricted to just the data pins, except for the voltage levels - I've
> " used Sun keyboards on ordinary serial ports with nothing but voltage
> " level shifters in between.  (Actually, two serial lines on a single
> " connector, one for keyboard and one for mouse.)
> well of course!  the kbd/mouse ports were originally ttyc and ttyd, in
> sun's early days...

dang.  I'd totally forgotten that. All I could remember was that they
looked sorta like a PS2 connector but distinctly weren't.  I'd forgotten
they were serial.

  Phil Stracchino, CDK#2     DoD#299792458     ICBM: 43.5607, -71.355
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