[rescue] ATT Unix PC: RESCUED!!!!

Mike Nicewonger rescue at sunhelp.org
Mon Jun 25 17:58:07 CDT 2001

Very cool!

Mike N
----- Original Message -----
From: "Gil Young" <gjyoung at cfl.rr.com>
To: <rescue at sunhelp.org>
Sent: Monday, June 25, 2001 5:40 PM
Subject: [rescue] ATT Unix PC: RESCUED!!!!

> As I mentioned before, I had the opportunity to rescue the Unix system
> I first cut my teeth on, the ATT Unix PC, from the friend that I gave it
> in order for him to learn UNIX on.  He had it in a storage bin for the
> 4-5 years.  He ended up going to the dark side in a big way, poor lad.
> This is the machine that started it all for me, geared me up for landing
> first UNIX job, etc...
> How I got it:  My dad worked for ATT and they had a special offer for
> units to the employees, and he got me one!
> It has 1 meg of RAM, a 20 meg hard drive and a 8086 daughterboard for
> running DOS.
> As of yesterday, it is back home now :):):).  It is missing the springs
> under the space key, but I hope to scavenge a few keyboards for the right
> parts.  If anyone has a spare keyboard (or any other parts/paraphernalia)
> from these units and want to get rid of them, let me know, it would be
> mucho appreciated :)!  I would especially be interested in OS media,
> ethernet cards,  memory expansion boards, bigger HD, anything to make it
> more beefier or net-worthy.
> And yes, it still boots (faster than most windoze machine IMHO)!  And yes,
> I still remembered the root password on it :p.
> Here is a pic of one:
> http://www.corestack.com/machines/unixpc.html
> Gil Young
> Call Sign: KG4KVX
> Version: 3.12
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> PS PE+ Y+ PGP t+ 5 X+ R tv b+ DI+ D++ G e++ h--- r+++ y+++
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