Subject: Re: Found a VAXtoy today MicroVAX 3300 BA215 tower
To: NetBSD Bob <>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: port-vax
Date: 09/08/2000 09:33:18
At 12:12 PM 9/8/2000 -0400, NetBSD Bob wrote:
>I have  first dibs on a MicroVAX 3300 BA215 cabinet tower with a label
>that indicates it is a 640QR-B2.  Cards are TKQ50, CXY08, MS650, and
>KA640.  It has a TK50 tape.  What is the CXY08 (looks like a serial
>card maybe)?

The CXY08 is a DHV11 work-alike.

>Can anyone suggest any relative merits or demerits of such a machine
>compared to my VS3100 M38 class machine, as a small NetBSD server

A little slower.

>It looks cute, in that foot square 3 foot high tower, and might be fun
>to play with, or boot from, or use as a small Apache toy at home.
>Will it run VAX 4.3BSD?

No.  But it run NetBSD.

>Where do I find a listing of the prom commands for it?

 >>> HELP

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