28517Re: Stuff Bill is Brining
- Dec 8, 2012--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "B. Degnan" <billdeg@...> wrote:
> > > Dec OmniBus cards - Dave McGuire expressed interest, no deal made as ofThanks for correcting this. I was annoyed you were bringing Omnibus cards when I have a PDP-8/F to restore....
> > > this writing
> > > > M8192
> > > > M8190
> > > > InterLAN BD-NI201A Ethernet Address # 020701 003516
> > > > M7551-CR
> > > > M8067
> > > > InterLAN BD-NI2010 Ethernet Address # 020701 000CB4
> > >
> > > probably more as space allows.
> > >
> > > Bill
> That was my typo, sorry. I was thinking Q bus, but typed OMNIBUS. Oops!
> These are all the 4 connector Q bus except the one M8190 I think which is a
> half card.
>A Unibus Ethernet card for my 11/34 is a little low on my priorities to bring it up, for me it would be a "target of opportunity"...;)
> Would it be a mistake to break up this set of cards?
> I don't want to part with both Ethernet cards, they came from one of the
> original nfsnet systems (at the U of Delaware), the place where they
> invented the Fuzzball router (or helped design/test).
Its' an interesting exercise in "provenance" to claim a DEC card came from a particular router that was used in a particular early system. YOur "proof" I imagine would be, if you could identify the Ethernet address of the card, and show an Ethernet address for one of those Fuzzball routers. Where and how that E-address is documented, you'll have to determine.
The router "box" or cabinet with a U of D sticker and other identifying information, that would be in my causal opinion a better "provenance".
I'm not calling this stuff out to be clever, I'm making a point and helping you establish your "claim".
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