HSJ50 w/ CI interface on eBay?
IanK at vulcan.com
Fri Apr 9 13:30:26 CDT 2010
That's what we use on our VAX-11/780-5.... -- Ian
From: cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org [cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org] On Behalf Of Dave McGuire [mcguire at neurotica.com]
Sent: Friday, April 09, 2010 10:53 AM
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Subject: Re: HSJ50 w/ CI interface on eBay?
On Apr 9, 2010, at 1:44 PM, Steven M Jones wrote:
> Noticed eBay auction /#/380220354709 - some collection of HSJ50
> bits and what look suspiciously like some CI ports. Does an HSJ
> even have the capability to support CI?
Umm...All HSJs are CI-interfaced devices. HSZ is SCSI, HSD is
DSSI, HSG is FibreChannel, all SCSI to the drives.
> I never really dealt with HSCs back in the day, or the intelligent
> storage controllers from the BA35x era.
> Anyway if it does support a CI interface, I thought it might be a
> cheaper way for somebody with a larger VAX to get closer-to-modern
> storage and much lower electric bills than using SDI or HSC
> options. Doesn't do me much good for my 11/730, so go for it.
Yes, they're really nice controllers. I have a pair of them on my
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