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Re: QVSS wscons driver

On 01/05/2015 12:49 AM, Cory Smelosky wrote:
>>> What's the fault?  Controller on 'em?  Ones I had didn't respond at
>>> all...never got to checking out why.
>>  Shattered plastic in many cases.
> Ahhh.  Want the plastic from my busted ones?

  Oh, maybe.  Perhaps we can swap enough parts to make ourselves a few
more working ones.

>>> Yow.  How could they have shipped with a buggy Qbus interface?!
>>  Bugs happen, man.
> Yeah...but the Qbus is a bit essential to the board doing...anything. ;)
> Or was it just a bug that'd only appear in some
> not-everywhere-but-common configs?

  I don't recall the specifics, but I think it worked with all or most
DEC boards, but many non-DEC boards didn't work.  Conspiracy theories
ran rampant, of course.


Dave McGuire, AK4HZ/3
New Kensington, PA

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