[OT] Alpha consoles, was: Re: 6800 Assembler for Windows 7
- From: Simon Clubley <clubley@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 6 Jun 2012 11:39:53 +0000 (UTC)
On 2012-06-06, Mac Decman <dearman.mark@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Boy I forgot about white on blue terminals. I'll have to go back to
those. Weren't they standard on Alpha system consoles?
Certainly with Alpha based VMS systems they are.
The console is a normal VGA style display; it's the system software which
chooses white text on a blue background when running in text mode.
Simon Clubley, clubley@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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