[rescue] OpenGenera (Was: More items for sale)

r.stricklin bear at typewritten.org
Wed Jul 27 13:40:38 CDT 2011

I can probably help, at least to get you pointed in the right  
direction. Drop me a line off-list.


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On Jul 27, 2011, at 11:09, steve algernon <stevealgernon at gmail.com>  

>> On Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 06:18:44PM -0500, Bill Bradford wrote:
>>> On Sun, Jul 24, 2011 at 08:30:43PM +0200, Andrew Gaylard wrote:
>>>> I'm also interested in taking OpenGenera for a spin.
>>>> Does anyone know how to obtain it?
>> *cough*
>> http://collison.ie/blog/2008/04/lisp-machines
>> http://www.advogato.org/person/johnw/diary/12.html
> <http://www.advogato.org/person/johnw/diary/12.html>So, speaking of  
> lisp
> machines:
> I've been pushing around a symbolics XL400 from office to office for  
> the
> past 15 years.  Unfortunately, it won't boot past the FEP.  The self  
> tests
> that I've been able to run report a RAM error.
> Now, the only lisp I've ever really managed is in keeping my emacs  
> well fed,
> and I know absolutely *nothing* about the hardware thats in this  
> thing.  I
> would imagine that given the failing RAM address, there might be a  
> TTL level
> part that could be sourced and replaced.
> The references I've found online have been mostly about how  
> wonderful life
> was with lisp, how bitter the lisp wars were, but very little about  
> the
> actual hardware.
> So, anyone have any experience hardware troubleshooting one of these?
> Cheers,
> --sma
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