RSTS / Simh disk drive confusion

From: Fred N. van Kempen <>
Date: Sat Sep 25 04:41:00 2004

On Fri, 24 Sep 2004, Paul Koning wrote:

> Similarly, I don't think that RSTS allowed mixing MSCP disks and TMSCP
> tapes on the same controller. I don't really know that stuff -- it
> may be that no PDP-11 MSCP controller existed that would do disk and
> tape on the same controller anyway.
Correct. They're functionally different, so cant be mixed. Even
the aftermarket controllers with multiple channels (e.g. the Emulex
UC08 dual-channel SCSI-to-(T)MSCP) requires one protocol per channel.

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