[rescue] If one person could do it, maybe we could do this

vance at neurotica.com vance at neurotica.com
Wed Sep 10 21:48:06 CDT 2003

On Wed, 10 Sep 2003, Jochen Kunz wrote:

> > > But I would like to see a faster bus on a "new" VAX too. May I say
> > > PCI? Or at least TurboChannel.
> > How does XMI compare to TurboChannel?
> XMI would be nice. But do you have a XMI cabinet, XMI SCSI, DSSI,
> Ethernet, FDDI, ... adapters?  OK, _you_ may have this stuff. But not
> the average VAX geek.  You can get PCI stuff at every street corner.
> TurboChannel cards are not that easy, but still available. XMI??? No
> chance.

But the XMI hardware would likely have drivers that would work, no?
Wouldn't it be a problem to get all this PCI hardware working under

Peace...  Sridhar

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