[rescue] System/36 IPL Signon

Sheldon T. Hall shel at tandem.artell.net
Sun May 20 15:16:41 CDT 2007

Geoffrey S. Mendelson writes ..
> On Sun, May 20, 2007 at 11:42:34AM -0700, Sheldon T. Hall wrote:
> >
> > I think I still have a DCA Smart Alec card and Twinax 
> > dongle if you need it. $DIETY knows I don't.
> Don't you get it? The day after the card and dongle go off in 
> the mail to him, one will magically appear at your font door. :-)

This never happens to me.  Never.  FVO "never" approaching "always."

Fortunately, Bear is semi-local, so if an S/36 turned up here, I could ...
well, cart the S/36 over to his house.  I have less than no interest in
having one.  BTDT, rent my T-shirt in frustration.

> Being in the "old technology" middle of nowhere, it takes me 
> 3-6 months,
> but it happens. :-) (Un)fortunately I am under a  "no new junk" order
> from my wife. I think the night I counted 14 Macintoshes in my living
> room was the night I was asked to stop.

Seattle isn't Jerusalem, but it's not exactly the center of the old hardware
universe, either.  This is really Microsoft-on-Intel country.

FWIW, my wife and I are contemplating moving to France for a year, so I
expect my acquisitions of additional old hardware will be minimal for a
while, even if something were to come along.  I may even thin the current


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