Subject: Re: Status of NetBSD-VAX
To: None <port-vax@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Allison J Parent <>
List: port-vax
Date: 06/01/1998 09:32:46
<cross-compiling power to the whole thing to speed development, with the
<capability to transfer data at ~1mb/sec (ok, more like 50k/sec to the
<average decent VAX) internally and enable the developers to quickly test
<their latest code changes right there online...

FYI, using micovaxIIs back in '87 we were getting an easy 100k per second
after protocal overhead to printservers using DECnet.

Until they get the DMA right the data rates will be poor.  It should be 
possible to do better on 3100s as microvaxIIs are not the faster members 
of the small vaxen.