Microvax II hardware not recognized

Noel Chiappa jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu
Thu Aug 18 15:39:00 CDT 2016

    > From: Paul Koning

    > A lot of Unibus/Qbus devices have "floating CSRs" which means they
    > don't have fixed address assignments. Instead, the correct address is
    > based on a set of rules, which puts devices in an ordered list and
    > assigns addresses in sequence. .. If you get the address wrong, the
    > system will see the device as the wrong type

What about if you have a series of devices (A, B, C, D, E), assigned addresses
in the correct order, and then you remove C from the system; will the software
stop probing for more devices when it gets to C (ie. D and E, although still
plugged in, will not be seen)?


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