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