Subject: Re: serial console on 3000/700
To: Brian Hechinger <>
From: bad bob <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 06/28/2001 17:25:47
I honestly don't know, but it is worth a try.
I thought I read something about a break sig or control C and you would
be recognized on "that" port as teh console device.  could be foggy
memory on my part tho.
I actually have not tried that on my 3K with both mmj and 25.
Does work on the 3000 with the 25 pin and no mmj.
hope this helps...

Brian Hechinger wrote:
> do i have to use the MMJ port on the back of a /700 or can i use the 25-pin
> printer port?  i'm just curious, my mmj cable is at linc's house and i don't
> feel like cobbling one together.  i just want to know if i can expect to be
> able to use the other printer port.
> downloaded the DEC docs on the 3000 machine, and while i learned all sorts of
> cool stuff about the 3000 series, i didn't learn anything "useful" :)
> thanks!!
> -brian