Setting up a VAXstation
lproven at gmail.com
Wed Oct 3 09:54:25 CDT 2007
On 03/10/2007, Mr Ian Primus <ian_primus at yahoo.com> wrote:
> --- Liam Proven <lproven at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 03/10/2007, Rod Smallwood
> > <RodSmallwood at mail.ediconsulting.co.uk> wrote:
> > > If you are in the UK then Black Box stock MMJ
> > cables.
> > Setting aside the notion of /buying/ new parts to
> > build a cable, which
> > is dangerously close to crazy talk around here...
> > I think we need to keep in mind the purchase price
> > of the machine,
> > here, folks. I'm not going to spend £20 or £30 on
> > getting or making a
> > cable for a 99p computer!
> Ah, then you need to go find a 6 conductor telephone
> cable, and file off that clip. It'll fit and work in
> an MMJ socket, it just won't stay in too well. Hold it
> in place with some tape...
I know that's possible. I do actually have an old DEC MMC to MMC cable
here; one plan was to cut it into two and solder D9s onto the ends,
but some DEC collectors I know are horrified at the thought of
destroying an original DEC cable.
However, I don't really want a serial console. I want to get my
graphical display up and running under DECwindows!
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