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31871Re: [midatlanticretro] Anyone going to be working on DEC stuff this weekend?

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  • Dave McGuire
    Aug 3, 2013
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      On 08/03/2013 01:14 PM, Cory Smelosky wrote:
      >>> I never liked the 11/750 simply
      >>> 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?

      They all have lots of personality. Damn fine machines.

      >> The boot process can be sped up considerably, as you no doubt know,
      >> 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. ;)

      Well...it'll still be as slow as pissing tar, but you can make it a
      BIT less painful. ;)

      -Dave

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      Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
      New Kensington, PA
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