low-end vaxen and unix

Michael Sokolov mxs46 at k2.scl.cwru.edu
Sat Jan 30 08:52:00 AEST 1999

Ken Wellsch <kcwellsc at math.uwaterloo.ca> wrote:

> On a KA410 (VAXstation 2000 etc.) the MFM controller and the NCR 5380
> both do DMA to a shared 16Kb private memory buffer.  You then have to
> pull your data out into the regular VAXen memory.  I believe the Lance
> chip (ethernet) is the only DMA to main memory capable device.


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