Subject: Re: MicroVAX 3400
To: Pasi Pirhonen <email@example.com>
From: Dave McGuire <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/18/1997 17:13:28
On November 17, you wrote:
> I just tried to look one above today, but first mystical thing to me
> was the bootdisk of it as it's DIA1 and the DEC model is RF71, which
> is in ULTRIX /etc/disktab, but i don't see any references in NetBSD/VAX
> FAQ or mailing list archives.
The DSSI adapter on the KA640 is not yet supported by NetBSD.
> There is also another disk (RF31) on it, but 'SHOW DEVICE' doesn't even show
> that at all.
That disk may be toast, then...
> My question is that is it even possible to install 1.2 or 1.3ALPHA to that
Yes, but you can't use the disks on the DSSI adapter...get an MSCP
disk subsystem (or something that emulates one) and then you'll be
> I know it's slow .... maybe even slower than my sun 3/60, but .... ;-)
Shouldn't be as slow as a 3/60...I've run a KA640 here for a long
time (sorely in need of upgrading from 1.1 but I just haven't found
the time recently) and it's definitely useful.