PDP-11: DR11-C to FPGA or 1284?

Mattis Lind mattislind at gmail.com
Tue Aug 1 14:50:26 CDT 2017


2017-07-31 21:05 GMT+02:00 Fritz Mueller via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org>:

>
> > On Jul 31, 2017, at 11:30 AM, Bill Gunshannon via cctalk <
> cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> >
> > Well, I'm confused now.  What do 16 bit paralel and ethernet have to do
> with each other?
>
> Nothing, directly; confusion created by poor quoting on my part,
> probably!  The goal is a higher-bandwidth and higher-convenience connection
> between the PDP-11 and modern desktop compute.  So DR11 <-> Arduino <->
> ethernet, as Jay has done, is one good approach.
>

I guess that another solution is to put a DEUNA or DELUA on the Unibus and
write some small piece of software that initializes it and send and
receives datagrams directly from the PDP-11. The programming model doesn't
look too difficult.

/Mattis


>
>         --FritzM.
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