PDP-11 SMD drive cabling

From: Daniel T. Burrows <dburrows_at_netpath.net>
Date: Sun Dec 24 13:55:53 2000

>When I get the intermittent CPU problem on the 11/44 fixed, and find a
>UNIBUS SMD controller, can I just attach the CDC drive to the 11/44 and
>have it boot and go, or will I need to reconfigure something?

That all depends on the controller in both systems. I have Emulex and
Xylogics SMD controllers here and they are not interchangeable. Data is
written differently. I have used Emulex in both Unibus and Qbus systems and
they are compatible for data. System disks are another matter.

Received on Sun Dec 24 2000 - 13:55:53 GMT

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