Subject: Re: DECronyms - was Test kernel available
To: James Lothian <>
From: Johnny Billquist <bqt@Update.UU.SE>
List: port-vax
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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