[rescue] Re: Data General Aviion (was Re: [SunRescue] OBP coolness)

William Staniewicz rescue at sunhelp.org
Wed Jun 6 09:11:28 CDT 2001

I just got word that 7 Apollo DN3500's are on the way
here from the UK to join my lonely DN3010. Yes,
I am slowly learning the Domain OS. Another thing on my
"to do" list is to learn Fortran 90/95. Fun stuff, huh?

On Thu, May 31, 2001 at 08:43:39PM -0500, Bill Bradford wrote:
-|On Thu, May 31, 2001 at 07:55:28PM -0500, William Barnett-Lewis wrote:
-|> After the god awful Interactive Unix on Essix Hardware (anyone else
-|> share that nightmare?) I'd been supporting for my National Guard unit,
-|> that Data General box was heaven. I may like Sun better these days, but
-|> DG was always pretty underrated in my experiance. They make some nice
-|> NUMA Intel based boxes too. 
-|I'd say the "worst" *nix I ever played with was Domain/OS on a 
-|Apollo DN4000 (before they were bought by HP).  I picked up FOUR
-|of these beasts, with 21" mono monitors (which were BEAUTIFUL) along
-|with 2 full doc sets and 3 full media sets (and even older media on 
-|8" floppies) from an engineering firm here in town in '97 - funny thing
-|is, I ended up working for that company about a year later, and stayed
-|there for a year and a half.  The staff *laughed* at me when they found
-|out I was the poor schmuck who hauled them off. 8-)
-|Maybe not "worst", but "weirdest".

Bill                             William Staniewicz
                                 Amsterdam, NL

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