Subject: Re: DECronyms - was Test kernel available
To: James Lothian <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Johnny Billquist <bqt@Update.UU.SE>
Date: 01/17/2001 17:33:23
On Wed, 17 Jan 2001, James Lothian wrote:
> Johnny Billquist wrote:
> > Anyhow. The original DExNA uses a PDP-11, while the DELxA uses a 68000
> > processor on board.
> Erm, not quite... The deuna was a T-11, but the deqna was some sort of
> mask-programmed 8085 variant, I think? Definitely not an 11, though. DEC
> seemed to have a noticeable fondness for the 8085 at the time.
Ah. My usual mistake. I always like to think of the DEUNA and DEQNA as the
same product in different packages, but that just isn't true.
I do believe that is more or less the case with the DELUA and DELQA
The DEQNA is the card I've seen the least...
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