Subject: Re: i'm looking for four DEFQA adapters.
To: Dave McGuire , Brian Hechinger <>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: port-vax
Date: 07/18/2001 22:22:21
At 12:16 AM 7/19/2001 -0400, Dave McGuire wrote:
>On July 19, Brian Hechinger wrote:
> > i'm looking for four DEFQA adapters.
>   Those are Qbus FDDI, right?  If so, I'm looking for two as well.

The only DEC FDDI adapter I've never been able to play with.

> > hopefully for a reasonable price (it's a hobby after all!!)
>   Heh...not likely.  I missed two on eBay about 1.5yrs ago, they went
>for $700/each.  A dealer bought them.

Note that there isn't a NetBSD driver for them.  It might take
me awhile how to DEFQA plugs into the Q-Bus (VMS Driver sources
anyone?) but a dev/qbus/if_fqa.c shouldn't *that* hard to write.
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