Subject: RE: RL01 support in NetBSD?
To: Dave McGuire <>
From: Johnny Billquist <bqt@Update.UU.SE>
List: port-vax
Date: 02/18/2000 18:24:33
On Thu, 17 Feb 2000, Dave McGuire wrote:

> On February 17, John A. Maier wrote:
> > That is wierd!  I was just wondering if I could rip the controller for a   
> > RL02 out of my old PDP-11/23 and drop it in my uVAX II.  Not that there   
> > is any real reason I would want to, I really hated those things.
> > 
> > 5megs(RL01)/10Megs(RL02) and the box is 50-75kg!  If you want parts for   
> > your RL01/2, I've got 10 in my shed.  Those things died so often, I had   
> > to keep spares.  I do not miss them...
>   Wow...I've *never* heard that about RLs.  I've run probably ten of
> them in my day; only had one die once...and that was due to lightning.

Me neither. The only thing I've ever abused more is RK05s...


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