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Re: Any sort of how-to for Linux on Magnum 4000pc?

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Subject: Re: Any sort of how-to for Linux on Magnum 4000pc?
From: Andrew Dyer <adyer@Mcs.Net>
Date: Wed, 17 Mar 1999 16:30:09 -0600 (CST)
In-reply-to: <E10NI5i-0004ta-00@xmission.xmission.com>
On Wed, 17 Mar 1999, Eric Jorgensen wrote:

>       Here's a simple pin assignment. Consider this preliminary, I need
> to consult the PC hardware faq and figure out the correct pin assignments
> for the ground connection of each of the color signals, which the author
> of this faq left out. 
> 

Typically the returns for red green and blue in a VGA connector are run on
the adjacent grounds (pins 5, 6, and 7).

> 4.   Q. I want to connect a PC type VGA monitor to the Magnum GFX
>    card. What are the pinouts for the cable?
> 
>    A. Joe Westenhaver on c.s.m writes:
> 
>    pin A1 RED                          to pin 1 of HD-15.
>    pin A2 GREEN                      to pin 2 of HD-15.
>    pin A3 BLUE                        to pin 3 of HD-15.
>    pin 1                                   no contact.
>    pin 2                                   no contact.
>    pin 3                                   no contact.
>    pin 4 Horz sync                   to pin 13 of HD-15.
>    pin 5 Vert sync                   to pin 14 of HD-15.
>    pin 6                                   no contact.
>    pin 7                                   no contact.
>    pin 8                                   ground. (pin 10)
>    pin 9                                   ground. (pin 11)
>    pin 10                                 no contact.
> 


Andrew Dyer <adyer@midway.com>

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