[geeks] New toy!
geeks at sunhelp.org
Mon Jul 16 17:09:54 CDT 2001
On Mon, Jul 16, 2001 at 07:24:45PM +0100, David Cantrell wrote:
> Some of you may remember a very nice man from White Arrow in the UK telling
> us that they had some PDP-11s to give to loving homes. Well, after several
> anxious weeks, one just turned up on my doorstep. Woo-hoo!
> It's a /73 with an RD-52A disk. There's no expansion cards, just a serial
> port and an odd-looking Centronics style port labelled 'FGH PDP 1'. It's
> going to be some time before I get round to working on it, but the
> intention is to put it online via a terminal server. I'll give accounts
> to people who want to test their code on a bizarre machine - if it works
> on $Unix_of_choice and a PDP, it'll probably work anywhere :-)
that's cool. so what OS are you thinking of running on it? why not slap an
ethernet board in there and put TCP/IP on it? that's what i plan on doing with
my RT-11 box once i get my hands on an ethernet card for it.
also, can't wait to get my 11/83 running. 2.11BSD here we come!!!! :)
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