[rescue] IBM PC RT
jjhudak at gmail.com
Mon Aug 15 20:35:29 CDT 2016
thank you! just got to get the machine now....spousal unit will flip
out...but...such is life...lol
On Mon, Aug 15, 2016 at 6:19 PM, Cory Smelosky <b4 at gewt.net> wrote:
> I have AOS resources and additional RT stuff stashed if you need it.
> Sent from my iPhone
> > On Aug 15, 2016, at 14:34, John Hudak <jjhudak at gmail.com> wrote:
> > For free? <wild thrashing and banging of head>
> > I used a 6150 with AOS and then later the RS6000 for some hw arch
> > work....I really liked the 6000...the hw arch enhancements were unmatch
> > their time...Would like to find one of them somewhere....
> > Oh well. My docs and OS disks are long gone...I just have a stack of
> > IBM research reports...
> > Sorry I can't be more helpful
> > J
> >> On Mon, Aug 15, 2016 at 5:07 PM, Bill Bradford <mrbill at mrbill.net>
> >>> On Thu, Jul 28, 2016 at 10:56:27PM -0500, Bill Braskey wrote:
> >>> I have what appears to be a complete IBM PC RT (Model 6150)
> >>> <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IBM_6150_RT>, minus an OS and
> monitor. It
> >>> even has the external SCSI tape drive & 5.25" floppy drive. I rescued
> >>> several years ago in a random check of Craigslist while on a 1500-mile
> >>> driving trip, near the bizarre town of Centralia, PA
> >>> <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Centralia,_Pennsylvania>. It has been
> >>> storage since I got it.
> >>> Apparently this thing was designed for AIX 2, but I wonder if a later
> >>> version of AIX will run on it. The guy who gave it to me said it ran
> >>> OS when he used it, but he lost the media. I did get all the glorious
> >>> IBM 3-ring manuals in the slipcases, though!
> >>> Anyone here have any experience with this rare dinosaur?
> >> One of my biggest regrets was giving away THREE fully loaded RT systems
> >> (each
> >> with TWO monitors) when I had to move in '98. All three had AIX loaded.
> >> Picked them up (for free) from a company in Austin that needed to clear
> >> some basement storage; they were an IBM/AIX shop and had bought the RTs
> >> when
> >> new.
> >> Bill
> >> --
> >> Bill Bradford
> >> Houston, Texas USA
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