VAXstation 3100 history (Was ... different)

From: Roger Ivie <>
Date: Wed Dec 1 09:43:34 1999

> And speaking of TK50, for the record, the external SCSI version is a
>TK50Z-FA (approved for the VAXstation/MicroVAX 2000) or a TK50Z-GA
>(newer firmware, external SCSI ID switch). I tried a -FA on a VAX 4200
>with a KZQSA SCSI board long ago, and I use one on my VAXsta 3138 now,
>and have never had a problem. Has anyone actually had a problem using a
>-FA in a modern environment? (That's "modern" compared to a 2000, of

I had difficulty with the MicroVAX 2000 version of the TK50 when I used
it on a Firefox. When using the tape, the disks would all go into mount
verify. I assumed that the problem was the tape drive didn't know about
disconnect, but I never verified this.

Roger Ivie
Received on Wed Dec 01 1999 - 09:43:34 GMT

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