Subject: Re: Help with console on VAXstation 3500
To: None <>
From: Johnny Billquist <bqt@Update.UU.SE>
List: port-vax
Date: 09/14/1998 19:31:16
On Sat, 12 Sep 1998 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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