DEC Server

From: Antonio Carlini <>
Date: Wed Sep 17 16:40:01 2003

> Yea. I have seen the DS500 source code, and it looks like that has
> actually evolved from the earlier DS100 and DS200 systems.

This I find surprising since, like PLUTO, the DS500 was PDP-11 based
ans the DS100 and DS200 (and the 300 & too AFAIK) were 68000-based
(maybe moving to some 68K variant in the later lines). The DECserver
series came out of LKG (Littleton) - the folks that bounced
through the Cabletron acquisition and came out the other side
as DNPG - and they tended to use 68K variants wherever possible.
The UK side did use 68K variants for some of the synch adapters
but tended to use VAX processors for the network boxes (DECnis,

Antonio Carlini   
Received on Wed Sep 17 2003 - 16:40:01 BST

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