32261Re: [midatlanticretro] Re: uVax Diag Monitor tape?
- Aug 30, 2013On Aug 30, 2013, at 20:48, Michael Thompson <michael.99.thompson@...> wrote:
Fri Aug 30, 2013 3:36 pm (PDT) . Posted by:
I must've just skimmed Evan's earlier message...I would like to know what
type of 5.25" drive Matt is planning on getting running on a PDP-11/44. The
only way to do it is with an SMD controller (easy) and a 5.25" SMD drive
(very rare), or a SCSI drive (easy) and a Unibus SCSI host adapter (rare and
Matt, what configuration are you trying to bring up? It's likely that I
can save you some time and tears.
There are lots of 5 1/4" RA drives that should work fine with a UDA50 Unibus controller.Indeed, I know Matt pointed a few out to me. The 5.25" SDI drives are actually even relatively inexpensive compared to their larger brethren (probably because more of them are still alive).- Dave
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