Much swearing - was Re: Do-It-Yourself PDP-11 help!

From: Pete Turnbull <>
Date: Wed Feb 16 17:01:46 2005

On Feb 16 2005, 13:37, Eric Smith wrote:
> Sellam asks:
> > But is it a problem if some lines are terminated and some aren't?
> If it's a small enough system to work reliably without termination
> (e.g., a single backplane), it will be fine even with some signals
> terminated. Technically that will introduce a small timing skew,
> but in the small system it won't be enough to matter.

You're assuming the CPU still provides termination at its end. Without
that, the lines will be floating.

Pete						Peter Turnbull
						Network Manager
						University of York
Received on Wed Feb 16 2005 - 17:01:46 GMT

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