From: emanuel stiebler <>
Date: Thu Apr 9 09:53:19 1998

Hi Zane,

> From: Zane H. Healy <>
> To: Discussion re-collecting of classic computers
> Subject: DEC RRD-40 CD-ROM
> Date: Wednesday, April 08, 1998 12:53 AM
> OK, I'm stumped. What are the switch setting for the 4-switch DIP switch
> on the back of a RRD-40 drive? I managed to come up with a working
> configuration, but how safe is SCSI address 0 under VMS? I know the
> Hobbyist CD at least boots through the hardware search in Standalone
> (didn't have time to install tonite). Also what's the 4th switch for?

if you have only four of them, should be parity. on the RRD-42 you have
five of them, the fifth switching the 512/2048 bytes mode.

I'm not sure about the rrd40, but hope it helps...

Received on Thu Apr 09 1998 - 09:53:19 BST

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