[rescue] VAX hardware (wanted)

Dan Williams dan_williams at ntlworld.com
Sun Jan 4 15:01:27 CST 2004

Corey wrote:

>Greetings --
>Any list subscribers out there with old piles
>of VAX hardware? I recently acquired a VAX 3400
>on which I intend to install NetBSD and put up
>on to the net. The problem is that NetBSD does 
>not support the integrated DSSI (a predecessor
>of SCSI) controller. Therefore, I either must
>hang SCSI drives off of the QBus SCSI controller
>(an ugly, inelegant fix) or find a QBus DSSI
>controller, which NetBSD will talk to. The
>part number is KFQSA-SG, which is the standard
>DEC QBus DSSI controller for the BA213 enclosure.
>If you have one to sell/trade/donate, kindly
>My last resort is to buy one from a DEC
>hardware dealer, but I would prefer to avoid
>that unpleasant option if possible.
>rescue list - http://www.sunhelp.org/mailman/listinfo/rescue
I didn't think there where any dssi controllers supported by Netbsd, has 
that changed now ?


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