Subject: Re: Sigh, will DSSI disks *ever* work with NetBSD?
To: Matt Thomas <>
From: Johnny Billquist <>
List: port-vax
Date: 11/22/2002 11:16:20
On Thu, 21 Nov 2002, Matt Thomas wrote:

> At 04:27 AM 11/20/2002, Thomas Dzubin wrote:
> >I've got quite the collection of various 4000-series VAX here with a
> >bunch of DSSI  disks...which are quite nice when I occasional boot up
> >VMS, but it would sure be nice to be able to use them under NetBSD...
> >instead, I bring out my external SCSIs and plug them in...
> >
> >Will DSSI ever work with NetBSD?
> > this being actively worked on?
> >Should I take my RF72s out and sell 'em on eBay?
> >
> >I doubt if I have the hardware-savvy to be able to volunteer to work on
> >any code...although I am quite willing to be a code guinea-pig.
> If one could get the DSSI and/or SHAC and/or MSCP specs, who'd be
> interested in doing the work?  I, myself, don't have any DSSI/SHAC
> based hardware.

I might, and I have a machine with CI. It might be that others could be
allowed to do development on that machine as well.


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