Rescue update: DEC RC-25s + / was Re: DEC cartridge ID
joe.lang.0000 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 8 09:27:09 CDT 2015
Take a look at the tu81 manual on bitsavers ek_tu81-tm_002_nov85.pdf
The appendix describes the m8739 unibus klesi. It's tmscp but it applies to mscp as well.
On Jun 8, 2015, at 9:27 AM, "Robert Armstrong" <bob at jfcl.com> wrote:
>> tony duell [mailto:ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk] wrote:
>> Is the KLESI printset on-line anywhere?
> The schematics are online (sounds like they've been found now), but that
> only tells you the electrical interface between the controller and the
> drive. That part's pretty simple (which is why it looks attractive to build
> a LESI disk emulator gizmo), but it doesn't tell you anything about the
> protocol the drive and host use to talk to each other. Another cctalk
> reader has suggested privately that the drives actually speak MSCP directly,
> and that's the software interface between the two. I guess I'm going to
> have to read up on MSCP - I don't know enough about it to know if that's
> true or even possible.
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