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Subject: Re: [Q] CAMAC Serial Driver.
From: Mark Rivers <RIVERS@cars3.uchicago.edu>
To: watson@cebaf.gov
Cc: TECH-TALK@APS.ANL.GOV, RIVERS@cars3.uchicago.edu
Date: Fri, 14 Jun 1996 7:52:17 -0500 (CDT)
> The design of the original CEBAF device support would support any CAMAC 
> interface for which the ESONE/ANSII Standard CAMAC routines were available.
> This includes a number of branch highway interfaces as well as the Kinetic
> Systems K-bus mentioned above.  
> 
> We used this at CEBAF for both the serial highway and kbus interface.
> It did not include LAM support (added by LANL), but I'm not sure if the
> hardware independence is completely preserved -- that is, the ability to
> use any existing CAMAC library without modifications.

I believe this hardware independence has been preserved. I have loaded the
latest EPICS CAMAC package onto an IOC which was running only vxWorks (and not
EPICS) and it runs fine.

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