[rescue] ATT Unix PC: RESCUED!!!!
rescue at sunhelp.org
Mon Jun 25 23:18:43 CDT 2001
I have a small carton (24" cube est.) of Unix PC docs & software, I'd be happy
to ship you for the cost of shipping.
I know a very late OS is in the mix, as well as a lot of very nice/clean
manuals & assst. software.
Let me know,
ken at sunhelp.net
Mike Nicewonger wrote:
> 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
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