[rescue] Hark, something from the depths of the storage closet!

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Fri May 16 12:17:46 CDT 2003

On Friday, May 16, 2003, at 11:09 AM, Michael A. Turner wrote:
> 	Becoming curious I cleared a path to that side of the room. I
> removed the laser discs that gave tours of college campuses from my way
> (Honest truth). Behind this detritus of useless tech I pried two boxes
> labeled SCO from the dark recess of the shelf. Upon opening I find 
> myself in
> possession, at least going by some quick glances at labels, a copy of 
> open
> server by SCO from circa 1993, a copy of XENIX from the same time 
> period and
> a TCP/IP option pack. All of this on 3 1/2 and 5 1/4 disks.
> 	Now of course I have to wonder, what hardware did this run on?
> Anyone have any idea? I am SOOOOO tempted to load this stuff up and 
> start
> playing with it. That is assuming that the disks still work of course.
> Anyone have any ideas? 386? 486? (though I think I just threw the last 
> of
> mine away, Curses!)

   Neat!  That should run on a minimum of a '386.

> 	Also I must express I did giggle a little bit when I noticed the
> 1983 - 1989 Microsoft copyright markings on one set of disks. Want to 
> call
> Bill Gates up and go AHA! got you! you did once love Unix! I have 
> proof in
> my hands!

   Gates loves anything that can give him more money and more power.


Dave McGuire                "They live deeply, these vagabonds."
St. Petersburg, FL                            -Goro

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