Subject: DSSI question
To: None <>
From: Brian Hechinger <>
List: port-vax
Date: 04/29/2002 13:18:13
i've got a KFQSA, and i'm trying to hook a disk up to it.  it's a 4000/300 and
i'm having a bugger of a time getting it wired up internally (i lack any goodly
amount of internal 50-pin cable) so i unhooked the cable that goes to the
centronics connector from the backplane and want to plug it into the KFQSA so
i can put the DSSI disk in an external enclosure.

that's all fine and dandy, except for one thing.  the KFQSA doesn't have pin1
marked, so i don't know which way to plug the cable in.  how much damage could
i do by getting the cable in backwards?  just trying to figure if i should try
it and see which way works, but not if i'm going to fry stuff.

also, that cable isn't marked either, but has the nub (which has to be ground
off since the KFQSA has the the slots for nubs not the one centered nub) so
using the nub as a guide, which is pin1 on the cable?


Whoops, nevermind...  the compile just imploded, crashing the xterm it was
running in as well...  Thanks, Richard...              -- George Adkins --