[rescue] Looking for Microvax 3100-40

Andrew Weiss ajwdsp at cloud9.net
Thu Apr 29 14:22:20 CDT 2004

On Apr 29, 2004, at 1:10 PM, Dave McGuire wrote:

> On Apr 29, 2004, at 1:02 PM, Mark T. Valites wrote:
>> Here at the $college, our dorm access swipe card system runs off a
>> Microvax 3100-40 sitting in the corner, just waiting to die.
>   "Waiting to die"??  You'll be waiting a long time, my friend.  I've 
> literally pulled those systems out of six-month stints in mud puddles 
> and had them run just fine.
Which reminds me... I was setting up that Linux Blade server at 
$BIG_BANK and while I was waiting for each blade to load new blade proc 
firmware I was wandering around looking at all the great equipment.  
Lots of great Sun, IBM pSeries, iSeries, and other objets d'art.  I 
noticed lots with Retire stickers on them and one prize with a sticker 
for Retire that I seriously wanted to rescue... no leads on how to get 
their retire stuff yet.  It's all intercepted for the most part so none 
goes in the trash (thank goodness for that at least)... it was a Vax 

It was labeled as part of the Ultrix development group.


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