Subject: Re: MicroVAX 3300 console port?
To: NetBSD Bob <>
From: Jon Lindgren <>
List: port-vax
Date: 09/12/2000 12:52:25
On Tue, 12 Sep 2000, NetBSD Bob wrote:


> It did not have a dssi bus terminator, but that did not seem to
> do anything to the operating of the thing.  What exactly is that
> dssi bus terminator?

IIRC it's similar in function to a SCSI bus terminator - basically it
"absorbs" signals, so they don't reflect back down the bus.  Ususally it's
a simple array of resistors which matches impediances.

I don't think the theory is different for DSSI terminators, but the
pins/exact method surely is.

Hope this helps,

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