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31874Re: [midatlanticretro] Anyone going to be working on DEC stuff this weekend?

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  • Cory Smelosky
    Aug 3, 2013
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      On Sat, 3 Aug 2013, Dave McGuire wrote:

      >
      > On 08/03/2013 01:18 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.
      >>
      >> Which is why I do really want to mess with one in person. ;)
      >
      > :-)
      >
      >> Along with your DEC-20s. It's be fun to get TOPS-10 running and on HECnet
      >> there.
      >
      > That will take some doing; I still need drives.

      Yeah, MASSBUS drives aren't quite as common as your stock 40G IDE drive.
      ;)

      >
      > -Dave
      >
      >

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