• Subject: Re: 5394 and V.35 lines
  • From: "Lou Schmaus" <lschmaus@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 2 Nov 2000 16:18:48 -0500


The 5394 is up and humming. As it turns out, the problem was a bad V.35
connector on the pigtail cable from the controller to the CSU/DSU. As soon
as we swapped the cable from another 5394 that we took down to test cables,
lights started flashing like crazy in the CSU/DSU, and sign-on screens
started popping up, paper started spitting out of printers, people were
dancing in the aisles! Hopefully I didn't sound too smug when I called the
software vendor, who assured us that there couldn't be a hardware problem.

Who the heck came up with the connector for the V.35 interface? What a pain!
It takes three hands just to screw the connector on.

Well, thanks again to everyone on the list who helped!

Lou Schmaus
CCA, Inc.
Jackson, NJ 08527

----- Original Message -----
From: "Chuck Lewis" <clewis@iquest.net>
To: <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
Sent: Thursday, November 02, 2000 11:30 AM
Subject: Re: 5394 and V.35 lines

> Lou,
> As I recall (and this was YEARS ago now) when we moved to V.35, there was
> upgrade that had to be done to the 5394's if they were before acertain
> number range. This included a mother board replacement and more memory...
> Chuck

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