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Re: DECstation I/O adresses

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Subject: Re: DECstation I/O adresses
From: Michael Engel <engel@unix-ag.uni-siegen.de>
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 1997 10:13:09 +0100 (MET)
In-reply-to: <199702260849.AA25355@internet-mail2.ford.com> from "hkoerfg1@ford.com" at Feb 26, 97 09:49:23 am
Hi,
> 
> Michael, i'm afraid that is not fully correct. AFAIK all Turbochannel 
> DECstations except the 5000/200 have an IO-ASIC on board which 
> supports DMA-Channels for the SCSI, Ethernet and even the serial 
> ports. These machines have no RAM buffers. But remember, this is 
> second if not third hand information, so take it with a grain of 
> salt. 
> 
Arrgh  - you got me ! :-) As I only have documentation on the 5000/200 and 3100
I concluded it must be the same for the rest of the DECstation line. 
Never trust a DEC engineer ;-).

regards,
        Michael Engel   (engel@unix-ag.uni-siegen.de)

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