On Mon 20 Jun 2011 at 16:50:23 +0200, Anders Carlsson wrote: > Olaf "Rhialto" Seibert wrote: > > >4 PETs connected to a single 4040 disk drive and a 4023(?) printer > >using metres long custom IEEE cabling that was chained from > >computer to computer and finally to the disk drive and printer. > > Yes, I think this is known as PET-switch, MBS-xxxx (I forgot the > actual number). It was even simpler: just an IEEE-488 bus, wired through. As long as there is only one master active on the bus, this is no problem. The only issue is maximum load and cable length (but because of the slowness, I think about 4 computers still worked fine). -Olaf. -- ___ Olaf 'Rhialto' Seibert -- There's no point being grown-up if you \X/ rhialto/at/xs4all.nl -- can't be childish sometimes. -The 4th Doctor Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2011-06-20 21:00:03
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