Subject: Re: zs driver patch.
To: Simon J. Gerraty <>
From: Robbie Stone <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 10/03/1999 10:40:22
"Simon J. Gerraty" wrote:

Indeed, I actually had some problems sending the break in the first
place with my regular terminal emulator, so I just kep a dumb terminal
in the back and whenever I needed to drop into prom I would plug it into
the computer, turn it on and off a couple times, recite the special
prayer and BING! it was in prom :-)

> We've had lots of fun in the past with certain terminals sending a break
> when powered off.  We had to tape over the on/off switch to stop thrifty
> people walking through the machine room doing us a favour by turning
> off the terminal :-)
> --sjg

Robbie Stone 
Serendipity Simplex