Subject: Re: Setting Console on 3000/300 to serial without video or
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From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
Date: 02/15/2002 01:24:54
> However, I've been running Macintoshes for years, and they require a
> monitor to be present. So for headless servers, generally there are
> two suggestions.
I'm not quite sure what this is doing on port-alpha, but shrug....
> The other method is to use a paper clip to short pins in the port to
> make it "sense" that there is a monitor. Unfortunately, I don't
> remember offhand which pins required shorting.
Well, I have a IIci which I've used this method on, and I just now
looked - it's got pin 4 shorted to pin 11, none of the other pins
connected at all. (It has a DB15 monitor connector.)
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