[rescue] Hark, something from the depths of the storage closet!
linc at thelinuxlink.net
Fri May 16 12:28:09 CDT 2003
On Fri, 16 May 2003, Dave McGuire wrote:
> 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.
I thought xenix would run on a 286.. It has been a while though..
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