Subject: Re: CMD223 info
To: Chuck McManis <>
From: Brian Hechinger <>
List: port-vax
Date: 07/28/2001 03:18:40
On Sat, Jul 28, 2001 at 12:09:12AM -0700, Chuck McManis wrote:
> Only because DEC already knew you could create a virtual serial port 
> between the VAX console and the Q-bus cards. When in "program" mode you use 
> the console monitor SET HOST command to talk to the KFQSA card and to tell 

oh, cool.  i'm familiar with that having just connected to all my DSSI disks
to set ALLCLASS on all and FORCUNI and UNITNUM on some.  that is one hell of
a neat tool.

> it how many and of what type of device to emulate. Since it creates a 
> unique MSCP instance for each disk its a bit weird.

that is a little odd.  hmm, i should hop on it when i get the chance and play
> On an unrelated note I'll probably get a chance to get the CMD DSSI to SCSI 
> thing-a-ma-jig on tuesday if its still there. (fingers crossed)

good luck to ya.