[SunRescue] Aviion (was)OBP coolness

Dave McGuire rescue at sunhelp.org
Fri Jun 1 15:18:03 CDT 2001

On June 1, ed at the7thbeer.com wrote:
> Hehehehe, I kept wishing that would be the case. >:)
> I last toured that computer facility in '98 - my boss was(and still is,
> amazingly) the CIO for that government agency.  A very competent man who
> made sure resources actually were used properly.  Like the time he let me
> resurrect an old DEC 3K (AXP? w/ 96MB RAM) for
> http://plates.ca.gov...eventhough I so badly wanted to take it home and
> love it. ;)  Oh well...we eventually moved the function to a U2, but the
> DEC box did admirably until late 98....*sigh*

  Oh man...did you get to take that one home when it was
decommissioned?  I really like those DEC3000 machines.  They're built
like tanks.

        -Dave McGuire

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