chenmel at earthlink.net
Tue Sep 6 20:15:51 CDT 2005
On Tue, 06 Sep 2005 17:15:34 -0400
Sridhar Ayengar <ploopster at gmail.com> wrote:
> Roger Merchberger wrote:
> >> Why don't you get a VAXstation 4000/vlc? It's one of the tiniest
> >> pizza-box cases I've ever seen.
> > Because for some that are tight on space, you still have a monitor,
> > keyboard, possibly a mouse, a desk to actually stick it all on, etc.
> You don't need a monitor, keyboard or mouse. It's quite possible to
> run one with a serial console, so if you have any machine with a
> serial port, a terminal emulator program and a null-modem cable,
> you're in business.
> Peace... Sridhar
Get a MicroVAX 3100 like the one I have. Small footprint, and it's
IMPOSSIBLE to connect a monitor and keyboard to it, because it has no
(One of the definitions of a 'real computer' is that it _must_ be
possible to operate out-of-the-box, without special tricks, without a
keyboard and monitor)
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