Subject: RE: Summary: DECsystem 5500
To: Antonio Carlini <>
From: None <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 10/30/2002 16:54:00
On Wed, 30 Oct 2002, Antonio Carlini wrote:

> >Wow, this truly is disturbing, but in a /good/ way. I'm be curious to
> know which flavor of VAX CPU >is being used, what it is clocked at, and
> how much memory it has available to it.  This console
> It's a CVAX and both it and the MIPS chip can get at all the memory
> space.
> I did not see anything in the maint manual about clock speed.
> >processor might be a candidate in the `slowest VAX' competition between
> the MicroVAX-I and the VAX >11/{730,725}.
> Maybe. There's another similar arrangement in the BI DECsystem 5800
> (at least my fuzzy memory says 5800 ... ). That used a KA62B CVAX
> as its diagnostic processor. Saved time developing diags for the
> BI bus etc.

The system bus in the 5800 is XMI.

Peace...  Sridhar