Installing UNIX on an 11/94

Johnny Billquist bqt at Update.UU.SE
Sat Dec 18 02:30:33 AEST 1999

On Tue, 14 Dec 1999, Steven M. Schultz wrote:

> Hi -
> > From arno at Mon Dec 13 23:28:32 1999
> > this thing. At least the RA92's are quite a bit more 'civilized' than the
> > RA82 on my uVAX which is more like a howling banshee..
> 	Use less power and are more reliable (also larger capacity I believe)

RA82: 622 MB
RA92: 1.2GB

All with reservations about my memory going bad... :-)

> > Guess my first search will be for either an UNIBUS SCSI controller or 
> > a TK50/TK70 controller as I still have some drives for those..
> 	A TK70 controller will run a TK50 drive very nicely _and_ offer
> 	the benefit of the buffer cache (which speeds things up greatly).  I
> 	do not know if there was a Unibus TK50 adaptor though.

TUK50 was (is) the name of that controller. I've actually played with a
VAX-11/750 with a TK50 once upon a time many moons ago.


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