Subject: Re: Help with console on VAXstation 3500
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Johnny Billquist <bqt@Update.UU.SE>
Date: 09/14/1998 19:31:16
On Sat, 12 Sep 1998 email@example.com wrote:
> I have hacked up a console cable to connect to
> my PC and it seems to be working. I can see the
> VAX boot up into ultrix but that is about it. I
> can get a console prompt ">>>" by pressing the
> halt button but beyond that I cannot get it to
> accept commends. The console is echoing
> characters typed to it but does not do anything.
> The only response that I can get is if I press
> ^C I get a new >>> prompt.
Sounds like you have the wrong settings on your terminal. It should be
> Is there any hope? Can I even get NetBSD to
> install on this machine? Let me know if any
> more details are needed.
I'm running NetBSD on a 3500 right now.
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