Re: FYI: I2O Architecture (fwd)

Systemkennung Linux (
Wed, 20 Nov 1996 21:09:28 +0100 (MET)

> > Services like RAID are not visible to the host and thus takes the load
> > of providing such services from the host CPU.
> >
> > You can even attach a serial terminal to it.....
> Have you written a Linux tty interface for it, or can you only chat to
> the card itself, like you used to be able to plug a vt52 into any board
> on a VAX ?

No, it's a remote debugging interface. Damn usefull because the onboard
software of these DPTs comes close in complexity to a full blown
operating system. That interface is not usefull for the normal Linux
user ...

I assume that VAX stuff was used for similar purposes?