VAXBI fun continues - seeking DEBNT installation docs

From: Gunther Schadow <>
Date: Fri Mar 15 00:34:57 2002


did you look at my VAXanatomy page? I have a picture of the VAXBI
back side detai,ing some of the ethernet. You put the AUI cable
and a terminator (!) in section E of that slot. May be you forgot
the terminator?

and for the whole

Hope that helps,

> So... the DEBNT itself fails self-test if there is nothing attached
> to the AUI connector. If I attach a DEC loopback connector to the
> AUI plug, ISTR I get the yellow LED telling me it passed. If I put
> a 10BaseT transceiver on there, the TX light stays lit with no networking
> drivers/software loaded.
> First and foremost, I'm attempting to verify I put the cables on the
> right places. I have 30-pin connector off one end of the AUI cable.
> I have a 30-pin connector with one wire attached that seems to be a
> jumper block of some kind. At the moment, they are attached to the
> BI backplane at block "E", I think because that's what seemed to be
> right from looking at where the Lance chip is on the DEBNT. If anyone
> has installation instructions, particularly cabling instructions,
> those would be very helpful.

Gunther Schadow, M.D., Ph.D.          
Medical Information Scientist      Regenstrief Institute for Health Care
Adjunct Assistant Professor        Indiana University School of Medicine
Received on Fri Mar 15 2002 - 00:34:57 GMT

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