Subject: Re: Oooooh... IDE to Q-bus/Unibus adapters.
To: Allison J Parent <>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: port-vax
Date: 07/07/1999 19:16:46
On Wed, Jul 07, 1999 at 07:11:32PM -0400, Allison J Parent wrote:
> <A cheap PIO IDE option would be nice.
> doing Qbus DMA is not so hard and if you can find a DRV-11B plus the prints 
> for DRV11P DEC has done some of the work.  Even though the DEC chips may be 
> scarce (other than stripping old boards) the functions are easily done using 
> available TTL and CMOS or for those that can FPGAs.

Okay, but you're not going to find a DMA IDE controller that's not PCI.  Do
you see why I was going on about how you ought to be drawing the comparison
to cheap _PCI_ SCSI adapters?