> 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
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 ;-).
Michael Engel (firstname.lastname@example.org)