FDDI, was: Re: [rescue] u2 drive trays

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed Aug 20 11:54:52 CDT 2003

On Wednesday, August 20, 2003, at 12:46 PM, Eric Dittman wrote:
>>    Yeah that'd be neat...I just wish Qbus weren't so blasted SLOW.
>>    Qbus was a introduced as a smaller, lower-cost alternative to 
>> Unibus,
>> which runs at TWICE the speed of Qbus.  (Qbus multiplexes the address
>> and data lines on the same backplane wires) If they really had to
>> discontinue one and keep the other, they should have kept Unibus!
>>    So much for "newer" automatically being "better".
> XMI?

   But those *are* better.


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