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Re: [midatlanticretro] Classic Ethernet for VCF-E?

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  • Dave McGuire
    ... From Able, yes. I think I have one in a box somewhere. I think it d be sacrilege to put a DEQNA on an 11/70 via a bus converter, though. I m not sure
    Message 1 of 59 , Apr 30, 2012
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      On 04/30/2012 04:28 PM, system@... wrote:
      >> On 04/30/2012 04:23 PM, system@... wrote: >> While
      >> discussing "exhibits" in another thread, Dave McGuire >> <Mcguire@...> =
      >> wrote: > > On 04/30/2012 03:01 PM, s100doctor wrote: > > >> Ethernet?
      >> *Ethernet*? Wasn't this a discussion about "exhibits"?=20 >=20 >>> My
      >> PDP-11/70, circa 1975, has an Ethernet interface. ;) >> >> Actually,
      >> this is a good point. You've got some kind of 10bT capability, >> ri=
      >> ght? Does it come out to DB-15 or BNC or what? > > The ethernet
      >> controller he had is most likely a DEUNA or DEQNA.
      >>
      >> DEQNA is Qbus. Your memory is slipping, old man. ;) The Unibus
      >> interfaces are DEUNA and DELUA.
      >
      > Never heard of the quniverter??

      From Able, yes. I think I have one in a box somewhere. I think it'd
      be sacrilege to put a DEQNA on an 11/70 via a bus converter, though.
      I'm not sure why, exactly...but I'm certain you know what I mean! ;)

      -Dave

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      Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
      New Kensington, PA
    • system@great-escape.tmesis.com
      ... Pretty much so...
      Message 59 of 59 , May 2, 2012
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        Neil Cherry <ncherry@...> writes:

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        >The good news is that if we can get our hands on some Vintage Cisco
        >routers we can pretty much network anything that supported Ethernet
        >formatted packets. At layer 2 the Ethernet packets are all the same, as
        >far as dumb layer 2 devices are concerned (this applies to anything that
        >used 10Base2, 10Base5 or 10BaseT).

        Pretty much so...
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