Subject: Re: What is the current status of the 11/750 port?
To: None <CRITCHSS@ctrvax.Vanderbilt.Edu>
From: Jan Michael Rynning <>
List: port-vax
Date: 11/05/1994 09:04:24
Steven Critchfield writes:
>  Vax 11/750:
> [...]
>    emulex controller
> [...]
>    3 Fujitsu eagles connected to emulex controller.

Anders Magnusson writes:
> [...] What type of Emulex ctrlr do you have, is it for Unibus or
> is it massbussemulating?

Steven Critchfield writes:
> I am still new to vaxes, so I can only describe a little of what I know.
> The controller sits in slot 7, and responds to hp(8,0),hp(8,1), and hp(8,2)
> on the copy and format programs for 4.3bsd dist tape. Also it tries to boot
> when given the command >>>b dbb0, So it would seem these are rm emulating.
> I hope somebody can help id this peice of hardware.

It's a MASSBUS emulating Emulex controller.  It sits in a slot which DEC
uses for MASSBUS controllers and the disks respond to "hp", which is the
BSD name for MASSBUS disks.  We had a VAX 11/750 with such a controller,
but we gave it away to the University of Tartu, Estonia about a year ago.