[rescue] DG Aviion 300 rescue?

Zach Lowry zach at zachlowry.net
Sat Dec 20 18:08:52 CST 2003

Might I suggest working on NetBSD? Apparently there's already a work in 
progress, and I'm sure any help would be appreciated.

I picked up a Sun386i, a NEC RiscServer 4200, and some other machines 
just for this purpose, and I'm slowly getting around to working on 


On Dec 10, 2003, at 2:41 PM, Carl-Johan Schenstrom wrote:

> I have an opportunity to rescue a DG Aviion 300 in unknown condition,
> presumably working. There's no keyboard/mouse, no monitor and no OS 
> media.
> I don't know if there's a working OS installation on it. I don't even 
> know
> if they had internal disks at all. If not, there's definitely no OS on 
> it.
> * Will this machine boot with a serial console? 9600,8N1? Standard
> pinouts?
> * What are the options for installing DG/UX? CD, tape, floppy, ... ? 
> Can
> anyone help me acquire the OS?
> I have no pressing need to rescue it, but, as most people on this 
> list, I
> don't like seeing (presumably) working hardware being thrown away.
> If anyone wants this machine, I can pick it up and send it to you. 
> Please
> note that it will be gone in a couple of days. Also note that I'm in
> Sweden.
> //cjs
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