[rescue] VAX CPU Board on ebay

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Jan 30 18:17:03 CST 2003

On Thursday, January 30, 2003, at 07:17 PM, Eric Webb wrote:
> Is the digitalker part of a chipset that was manufactured by National
> Semiconducter?

   Well, it *is* a chipset by National.

>   If so, my father worked for a division of their that used
> them for their POS systems.  I think I still have a Digitalker 
> external box
> or two.


>   Always wanted to hack it, but these days it's easier to do in
> software ;)

   Eh...I have better things for my CPUs to do.  Permanent specialized 
tasks belong on permanent specialized hardware.


Dave McGuire                 "Rubber duckies *are* important."
St. Petersburg, FL                            -Doc Shipley

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