flash (or ide) storage for unibus 11?

Johnny Billquist bqt at update.uu.se
Tue Nov 24 11:53:20 CST 2015

On 2015-11-24 17:14, Noel Chiappa wrote:
> {Catching up, after being on the road all day yesterday... Replies
> to quite a few people in this, sorry you'll have to read through it
> to find yours, didn't want to inundate the list with 17 replies.}


>      > However, if you want to write a device driver for a device you want to
>      > boot from, you need to modify SAV as well, which is *not* documented,
>      > and very non-trivial. Not recommended for the faint of heart.
> Which is why it's probably easier to just _also_ configure a standard
> RK11/RP11 whatever, and boot off that. (It's all 'software'! With the
> right FPGA load, you could have 127 RK11 controllers! :-)

127 RK11 controllers are not going to be nice. Most OSes will not 
support that many controllers of any kind, and you'll also run into 
issues with the vector space.
Not to mention that juggling with lots of small disks to fit your system 
would be horrible.

Just sayin'... :-)


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