DEC DB15 "terminators"

From: Iggy Drougge <>
Date: Wed Jan 24 14:30:50 2001

On Wed, 24 Jan 2001, Zane H. Healy wrote:

> >Ethernet signal confidence indicators, I believe,
> >but I would like to know more too. Next?
> Ethernet *terminators*. As far as I can remember any VAXen I've played
> with that have built in ethernet want to either be plugged into a ethernet
> network or have one of these attached, otherwise they complain (I want to
> say they won't even boot, but it's been awhile, all my stuff is always
> plugged into the network).

At least our NetBSD MicroVAX IIGP does boot without being plugged into the
network. Could be a VMS thing, though.
Received on Wed Jan 24 2001 - 14:30:50 GMT

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