On Wed, May 23, 2018 at 9:59 PM, Cameron Kaiser via cctalk <
cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
I talked with
my friend who worked at Solbourne longer than I did.
Oooh. Dieter, maybe?
This isn't quite right. The connectors are
different, but the signalling
the same. You need a custom adapter, though, so
you get the right signals
on the right pins. Solbourne specifically made their keyboards
with Suns at the connector level to force people
to buy keyboards from
Solbourne, but used the same basic parts as Sun keyboards to save on
development costs. While the big battleship keyboards have extra keys,
scan codes for the basic keys are the same
(though he cautioned me that
only his memory, but based on how fanatical they
were about being Sun
compatible). After he told me that, I recalled that I found an odd cable
few years ago in my big box of cables that could
have been such an
though I don't have it any more. He suggested
using the SE guide that was
on bitkeepers to make an adapter.
Well, that's good to know. I'll update that section if you can get the
name as the source (since most of the available documentation says
Right. I'm unsure. He's a solid enough for me to try it, but without
confirmation, I'm not sure changing the docs is a wise idea.