MIT provides MULTICS source and documentation (DPS-8 simulation)

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Thu Nov 15 08:24:33 CST 2007


Roy J. Tellason wrote:
>>> This reminds me of one particular disk-copying program,  which would have
>>> the lights on both drives on solid.  You could,  once you'd kicked off a
>>> copying process,  have unplugged the computer and it would just keep on
>>> going.
>> Both USB and SCSI have the device-to-device capability written into
>> some specs, but it's rarely implemented.   ("USB on the go").
> 
> Which reminds me of a comment I saw somewhere about the possibility of having 
> a SCSI bus with more than one host adapter on it.  Is that even possible?

Yes.  I've had machines talking to each other over a SCSI bus.  If 
memory serves, one had to be configured as the master and the others as 
targets.

Peace...  Sridhar



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