Subject: Re: VAX 4000-200
To: Michael Kukat <>
From: Anders Hogrelius SdU <>
List: port-vax
Date: 07/31/1999 15:26:25
On 31 Jul 1999, Michael Kukat wrote:
> Just wait a bit... I did the 4000/300-port and the next days i start to get
> this 4000/200 running. I don't have such a machine, so i can only try to get
> it running by the information i get. If you have a QBus ethernet adapter,
> you may be starting soon. SHAC and SGEC might take a bit longer, but main
> functionality will be no problem. Only thing which could make trouble is the
> cache. Never got this initialized on my VAXstation 4000 VLC (same CPU as in
> the VAX 4000/200)

Nope, i have just the built in Ethernet and DSSI controllers, plus the
KFQSA and a MSCP (i think) card.
> If one is a KZQSA, you may put it in a safe place. There were roumors in the
> list, that this card could make trouble if no driver initializes it correct.
> KFQSA, isn't it a DSSI controller ? If it's not MSCP, you may also put it
> away for now :-)

I got a mail from Ragge, and the cards seem to be supported from the info
i got.
> But it doesn't cool, it heats :-) But according to the VAXbar somewhere seen
> in the web, you can change this behaviour and can keep some beers cool in
> your VAX...
> BTW: Could you try the booter on my homepage on this box ?
> Here's the URL:

Yepp, i'll check them out if i can find a way to load them on some media
that the VAX supports.

/Anders H

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