Terminal; 3153 setup/ dual session mode
Customer has two rs/6000 systems, in which they are currently
sharing one 3153 terminal as their console. Individually, the
3153 works fine. Customer would like to take advantage
of the 3153's capabilities of dual sessions on the terminal
and connect the two rs/6000 to this 3153.
It is possible to achieve this. Follow these steps...
Setting up a 3153 terminal for dual/split screen mode:
The following steps are in the configuration menu of the
1. Under Quick menu (F1):
- Change Sessions to Two
Press space bar to change betwen options.
To switch back and forth between individual session setup,press
- Change Emulation entry for each session
2. Under General menu (F2):
- Change Session Display to Split
This option will only appear if you have Sessions set to two
3. Under Display menu:
- Change the Screen Video to 44 or
50 according to specific needs.
4. Save the settings by pressing \ key.
NOTE: The two serial ports, ses1 and ses2 on the back
of the 3153, have one important difference. When connecting
to ses1, you need to have an interposer/null-modem cable. For
ses2, a straigth through cable will suffice.
Act: Customer did the above to set up the 3153 terminal as a dual
console and after changing the cabling he is getting the following
transmit conditions auxillary port XOFF
Walked through the above steps for setting up the dual
session on the terminal.
Customer had enabled the EIA/Aux option for Session 1.
Changed to EIA/none for session 1 and AUX/none for
Walked through for setting up the split screen in
52 line mode. Customer satisfied with solution.
Support Line: Terminal; 3153 setup/ dual session mode ITEM: W1969L
Dated: August 1995 Category: N/A
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