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Re: Trying to boot the install for Woody mipsel on Decstation 5000/240

On Mon, Jun 24, 2002 at 07:56:38PM +0200, Karsten Merker wrote:
> Hm, that would mean you could use a "normal" PC-multisync capable of
> sync-on-green. Well, at least for simulating a "green" monitor :-). 
> AFAIK the DS 5000/1xx series was always sold with at least a PMAG-B 
> graphics card (besides the completely headless DECsystems of course), 
> so I wonder whether this "all types of monochrome monitors" really 
> means "all types of monochrome monitors available for the graphics 
> options in a DS 5000/1xx". I once had a grayscale 17" DEC monitor that
> worked with the Maxine onboard graphics and with some adjusting on a 
> PMAG-B. It fits the above description (1.0Vpp composite, 75 ohms) and
> was delivered with a 3W3->1xBNC cable. The PMAG-AA is the only card
> that has a single round connector (AFAIK this is not BNC) instead of 
> the 3W3 on all other cards, so I am not really sure the signal is the
> same.

Not sure.  I am using a PMAG-AA with a 17" I think mono which has the
screw on connector.  It is not BNC.  It is possible that a sync on
green display would work.  I don't have the wiring available to test it,
and besides the mono display works fine already.

Len Sorensen

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