Subject: Re: Using a PC monitor in place of DEC monochrome one
To: Chris Wareham <>
From: Linc Fessenden <>
List: port-vax
Date: 03/12/2002 07:44:49
On Tue, 12 Mar 2002, Chris Wareham wrote:

> I spent a fruitless night trying to view the output
> from my VS3100's monochrome framebuffer, as I think that
> my DEC monitor is broken. It did spend three months in
> its previous owners garage, as well as enduring a van
> journey where I don't think it was safely secured.
> As a result, I am wondering if I can use a standard PC
> monitor to view the output of the builtin framebuffer.
> I recall seeing some notes on how to get a monochrome
> PC monitor to do this, but nothing on colour monitors.
> Failing that, if anyone in the UK has a spare DEC
> monitor, I'd be most interested in acquiring it from
> them.
> Chris

Why not use a dumb terminal?  Mono is mono after all..

-Linc Fessenden

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