Subject: Re: Vaxstation 3100 support
To: None <"firstname.lastname@example.org"@vb2rmc.vbo.dec.com>
From: Lasciate ogni speranza, voi ch'entrate! 16-Jul-1998 0616 +0100 <email@example.com>
Date: 07/16/1998 07:17:46
>What would be the chances of this VAXstation 3100 M38 having color support
>on it's built-in video? (if none, which pins should I use for a black and
The built-in video is not colour. The GPX and SPX add-in boards both add colour
- if one is fitted it sits above the motherboard and cannot be missed.
>What does the M38 in the name mean anyway? I picked up this machine as
>opposed to a regular VAXstation 3100 because I figured it was somehow
>"better". Was this a good assumption?
Assuming you have something that claims to be a KA42-B on power-up - rather than
a KA42-A where someone has changed the little insert on the box :-) - then you
are getting about 35% more horsepower (3.8 VUPs versus 2.8 VUPs).
Antonio Carlini Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
DECnet-Plus for OpenVMS Engineering
Digital Equipment Corporation Worton Grange, Reading, England