2013Re: [midatlanticretro] (was) New Aquisition! - (now) XENIX: Don't format yet!
- Jan 2, 2006and the fun begins
At 09:38 PM 2/2/2006 -0500, you wrote:
>B. Degnan wrote:
> >You'll learn more if you try to figure out how it was used as-is, keeping
> >the XENIX OS intact first before formatting with DOS. You might be able to
> >find a terminal that you can attach to the DB-25 ports. I am sure that
> >there are XENIX info sources out on the web. If you can't find anything
> >let me know and I will send you a copy of a quick reference card or
> >something. It's a good OS, it will give you historical perspective about
> >the evolution of networking. I have never seen a model 80 with XENIX
> >myself, it would be interesting to see how boot/driver processing is
> >handled by XENIX on a PS/2.
> >Bill D
>I'll give it a chance. My father, who used to work a Bell Labs was
>telling me that XENIX is essentially UNIX, under the Microsoft name.
>Now, there is apparently a password lockout on this machine. Can anyone
>tell me the default username and password for XENIX 5, if such a thing
>exists? It doesn't seem to want to read the floppy disk, and I'm not
>sure what kind of tape drive this is. It seems to have been made
>specifically for this model.
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