VAX4000 VLC diagnostics/console

Antonio Carlini a.carlini at
Sat Sep 4 07:30:38 CDT 2021

On 04/09/2021 02:42, Jay Jaeger via cctalk wrote:
> On 7/14/2021 12:32 PM, Adrian Graham via cctalk wrote:
>> VT100 to the rescue, the VLC is fine talking to it so now I'm 
>> wondering why
>> my old faithful hardware UART in this PC I'm typing on now has let me 
>> down.
>> The BlueSCSI appears as 7 devices though, which is usually a 
>> termination or
>> ID problem so I now need to dig out an external terminator for the box
>> since it's never had one. The hard drive in there has been good at
>> providing its own TERMPWR which the BlueSCSI should too but I'll play by
>> the rules to test things properly.
>> Cheers,
> I think BlueSCSI will only appear as the devices you have image files 
> named for on its SD card.

"Digital Diggings" couldn't get BlueSCSI to work on either VAX or Alpha:

That's a pity as it's much cheaper than SCSI2SD.


Antonio Carlini
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