Re: FYI: I2O Architecture (fwd)

James W. Laferriere (
Fri, 22 Nov 1996 22:25:42 -0800 (PST)

On Fri, 22 Nov 1996, James W. Laferriere wrote:
> On Tue, 19 Nov 1996, Alan Cox wrote:
> > > 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 ?
> Heck, you could even do that with the RA series of DEC
> disk drives. Hmmm someone outside of DEC, Doing Disk
> interface designing....

Darn, that brings up another pet project of mine
might even breathe a little life into the OLD
MicroVaxII & better.

Porting Linux to the VAX architecture, NetBSD's
already got Sources.

Anybody else up for a bit O' Vax Bashing.... ;-)