31504RE: [midatlanticretro] Semi OT DEC Alpha CDROM and video
- Jul 2, 2013Matt Patoray <mspproductions@...> writes:
>Hi all,That'd probably be a DEC RRD45 (Toshiba XM-5401B). Any SCSI CD-ROM might be
>I am trying to get several DEC alpha systems up and running some AlphaServe=
>r 2100's and an Alpha Station 230.
>My systems are either missing or have defective CDROM drives(not all surpri=
>sing for the age). Is there anything special about the SCSI CDROM drives us=
>ed by the systems? I have a defective one and it looks to be a bog standard=
> early 90's Toshiba drive.
usable but the drive MUST be jumpered for 512 bytes; not for 2048 bytes.
>Also my Alpha station 230 is missing a video card, it has PCI slots not EIS=---------^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ???
Maybe an AlphaStation 250???
>A like the AlphaServer 2100 so I can not snag the video card out of it. Whe=Try an Elsa Gloria. Simple graphics, no frills. There were several Power-
>re there any special requirements for that card?=20
Storm graphics cards supported but I'd have to find a support matrix to see
which are supported by both VMS Tru64.
>I plan on running True64 UNIX and Open VMS on these systems.I can help you on the VMS side. I never touched Tru64.
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