How do you bring up a MicroVax 2000?

From: Eric Dittman <>
Date: Thu Aug 28 19:08:01 2003

> I had a couple of VS2000 (Same box, with graohics) and routinely used
> a nearly-standard PC-type RS-232 null modem cable. You have to short
> two pins at the VAX side, but I do not remember which two. I found the
> pinouts in some FAQ or other online.

The OpenVMS FAQ has the pinouts, IIRC.

> Also, remember that on all the desktop VAXen I've run, the *printer*
> port is the console. Zane, Eric, is that absolute or no?

That actually depends on the system.
Eric Dittman
Received on Thu Aug 28 2003 - 19:08:01 BST

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