[vcf-midatlantic] vax scsi questions

Jim Scheef js at sdf.org
Sat Oct 7 22:06:28 EDT 2017


Ok, I have no idea what you are asking about the names.
Jim

On Sat, 7 Oct 2017, william degnan via vcf-midatlantic wrote:

> Date: Sat, 7 Oct 2017 12:34:58 -0400
> From: william degnan via vcf-midatlantic
>     <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org>
> To: vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org>
> Cc: william degnan <billdegnan at gmail.com>
> Subject: [vcf-midatlantic] vax scsi questions
> 
> working through from VAX 3100 / microvax SCSI drives.  Three questions /
> looking for confirmation
>
> 1) true/false - it does not matter which scsi connector port you use, as
> long as the last drive's unconnected port has a terminator
>
> 2)  true/false - drives have their names (DKB500, DKB300, etc) and they
> travel with the drive even if removed
>
> 3)  true/false - show dev shows all drives attached to the computer that
> are properly terminated.
>
> 4) If question 2 is true and there are two drives with the same name, how
> does the VAX handle this?  ignore the 2nd of same name?
>
> Thanks
>
> Bill
>

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