Subject: Re: Oooooh... IDE to Q-bus/Unibus adapters.
To: None <>
From: Allison J Parent <>
List: port-vax
Date: 07/07/1999 23:15:19
<> In that context IDE stacks well, compared to the latest
<> PCI offering, well... when did VAX get PCI?
<I built a PCI VAX once. Start with an NV5, which is mostly pin compatible
<with the 21064. Add the 21072 PCI chipset and stir in some address bus
<munging and a PAL to cover over a few minor holes.
<Worked great. I used an Alphastation 250 class machine to provide the
<PCI chipset, replacing the Alpha processor with a little NV5 module. I

Roger, only you!  PCI would be a good enough 32bit bus but alas it still 
doesn't help the poor MVII/III user.