Summary: Need to connect Ultra-1 to USB & VGA

From: Vince Sabio <>
Date: Sun Mar 03 2002 - 03:33:29 EST
** Sometime around 16:56 -1000 02/16/02, Vince Sabio wrote:

>I have an Ultra-1 that I'd like to connect to a VGA monitor and a 
>USB keyboard via a KVM (I have other VGA/USB servers). I think I 
>have the VGA part solved via the sunmanagers FAQ:
>However, I can't find anything about connecting a USB keyboard to a 
>Sun box. I have found adapters that go the other way (Sun 5A 
>keyboard to a USB workstation), but not the direction that I need to 
>I've seen discussion on the list re: USB on Solaris/Intel and Sun 
>Rays, but not USB.

Well, it turns out that what I want to do is not [currently] 
achievable. There are several ways of connecting a Sun-5 keyboard to 
a non-Sun machine, but no identifiable means of connecting a USB 
keyboard to an Ultra-1.

The monitor question is easily solved via the VGA adaptor mentioned above.

I appreciated the informative responses from David Fung and Alvaro Figueroa.

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Received on Sun Mar 3 02:36:18 2002

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