Subject: Re: uVAX II
To: Dave Arthur <ARTHURDC@burridge.nscc.ns.ca>
From: Andy Sporner <email@example.com>
Date: 12/23/1997 12:54:23
Dave Arthur wrote:
> Hi ..
> KA630 processor
> 4 RD54's
> 1 TK50
Well that means a VAX processor (.9 * a VAX 11/780) 4 170MB disks and
a 90 MB tape backup.
> It also has a CMD SCSI controller.
> I intend on outting netBSD on it ....
> Here are the questions -
> What is the syntax at the >>> prompt, I tried the same commands I use
> with my KA650 and they don't work :-(
These are only the ones I know...
> The CMD SCSI controller, does anyone know if this controllers
> support bootable devices, also is it supported by netBSD ?
Somebody else help here. I would venture that if is MSCP compatible,
then it should work. The normally problems with SCSI support are
virtually gone with the Q-BUS boards that are MSCP protocol based.
> How much slower is the KA630 vs the KA650 ?
As I recall, the KA650 is 1.9 VUPs (Vax Units of Performance (11/780 is
equivalent to 1 VUP).