A cool vintage hardware hack.

From: Eric Smith <eric_at_brouhaha.com>
Date: Sat Feb 1 15:17:01 2003

Bob Shannon wrote:
> I would think the CPU would have to use totally different drivers.
> Talking to the 12821A interface is TOTALLY different than talking to the
> 13037 interface board from
> the I/O backplane perspective.

I know that. I was asking whether they'd look the same to the computer if
they were both plugged onto a 13037. I suspect the answer is yes, because
all drives plugged onto a 13037 probably look to the host like MAC drives
even if the 13037-to-drive interface is actually HPIB. Part of the point
of the 13037 MAC controller was to provide some measure of device-
Received on Sat Feb 01 2003 - 15:17:01 GMT

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