31871Re: [midatlanticretro] Anyone going to be working on DEC stuff this weekend?
- Aug 3, 2013On 08/03/2013 01:14 PM, Cory Smelosky wrote:
>>> I never liked the 11/750 simplyThey all have lots of personality. Damn fine machines.
>>> because it's boot process was so dreadfully and painstakingly slow.
>> Aww, I love the 750. I was a sysadmin on one, along with a pair of
>> MicroVAX-3600s and a MicroVAX-II, for many years about 20 years ago.
>> I'll always have a soft spot for the 750, and I'm very happy to have one
>> now, although mine is not yet operational. They have personality!
> More personality than a 730?
>> The boot process can be sped up considerably, as you no doubt know,Well...it'll still be as slow as pissing tar, but you can make it a
>> by re-ordering the files on the console media to be in the order in
>> which they're accessed.
> I'm betting the 730 can't be sped up too much the same way, though. ;)
BIT less painful. ;)
Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA
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