Problem with RF73 DSSI disk

Dave G4UGM dave.g4ugm at
Fri Sep 4 03:16:14 CDT 2015

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> From: cctalk [mailto:cctalk-bounces at] On Behalf Of Ethan
> Dicks
> Sent: 04 September 2015 07:51
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> Subject: Re: Problem with RF73 DSSI disk
> On Fri, Sep 4, 2015 at 2:01 AM, Holm Tiffe <holm at> wrote:
> > Hmm.. I see, I must be the only one that has ever seen a DSSI disk...
> >
> > Thanks to all that haven't answered.

I think I have DSSI disk (Micro VAX II) but know less than you. Have you tried the DECTEC list

Its quiet, but the answers one gets can be good..


> Sorry I can't help.  I own no DSSI gear, never had to fix it, and from your well-
> written description of the problem, clearly know far less than you already do.
> At work, we had SDI disks, and non-DEC SCSI, but never any DSSI.  At the
> time, the newer MicroVAXen cost more than we had to spend on hardware,
> so I missed out on an entire generation of storage.
> Hopefully someone can help, but it's not me.
> -ethan

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