what is a CXY08-M good for?

Ethan Dicks ethan.dicks at gmail.com
Fri Mar 18 13:03:00 CDT 2011

On Fri, Mar 18, 2011 at 12:52 PM, Glen Slick <glen.slick at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 18, 2011 at 9:09 AM, Zane H. Healy <healyzh at aracnet.com> wrote:
>> Wasn't the CXY08-M used in the DECserver 550 (or whatever it was called)?
> A DECserver 550 is basically a M7554-SD KDJ11-SD, a M7516-PA DELQA-SA,
> and one or more M3119-YA CXY08-M or M3118-YA CXA16-M, in a BA213 box.

As previously mentioned, I have the CPU board from one of those.

> I have a KDJ11-SD and have replaced its DECserver 550 EPROMs with
> standard 11/53 EPROMs...

That's one of my PDP-11 projects in the queue.

> and have run 2.11BSD and RSTS/E 10.1 on and I'm
> pretty sure I had no problem using both those OS with CXY08-M and
> CXA16-M modules as terminal login connections.

Good to know in case I run across either a CXY08 or CXA16.

> I don't know if there are any programming interface differences
> between a CXY08-M or a CXA16-M and an M3107 DHQ11.  I think they are
> basically equivalent.

Excellent.  Thanks for the confirmation.


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