Subject: Re: Found a VAXtoy today MicroVAX 3300 BA215 tower
To: NetBSD Bob <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Matt Thomas <email@example.com>
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
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?
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