TCP/IP for VMS 5.4

Allison ajp166 at bellatlantic.net
Sun Jul 12 11:51:25 CDT 2009


>
>Subject: RE: TCP/IP for VMS 5.4
>   From: "Zane H. Healy" <healyzh at aracnet.com>
>   Date: Sun, 12 Jul 2009 09:30:34 -0700
>     To: "General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts"	<cctalk at classiccmp.org>
>
>At 12:15 AM +0100 7/12/09, Robert Jarratt wrote:
>>I already have some 3100s (VAXstation and MicroVAX). I don't have any 4000s
>>except for some VLCs. I just really wanted to have a MicroVAX II and I am
>>actually very happy that it works as well as it does, a DELQA or an RD54
>>would just be a bonus.
>
>The VLC is actually my favorite VAX, I love how small it is. :-)
>
>Instead of a RD54 you might want to consider a different disk 
>interface that lets you use ESDI or SCSI disks.  It could very well 
>be a cheaper alternative to the RD54, unless you get lucky.
>
>Zane
>

I'd not olly say cheaper, but then you will not be limited to 153MB.
when yo consider that V5.4 eats the 153MB about 80% a 1gb drive is 
very attractive.  

Last I looked (it been a while) a SCSI adaptor such as CMD is 4-500$
and suitable SCSI drives are cheap.


Allison


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