[rescue] VAX 11/750s - Re: Linux wet paint, was Re: Spark10 CPU question (must fix - SPARC damnit :-) )

Phil Stracchino phils at caerllewys.net
Mon Dec 19 18:45:26 CST 2016

On 12/19/16 17:49, Ian Finder wrote:
> I will eventually replace the TU58 roller. I've had work done by Terry's
> Rubber Rollers before, and the guy always delivers good work on budget.
> For now, there is a thinkpad T420 living inside of the cavernous enclosure
> running Debian-stable and tu58em. Mostly, it just runs the console tape.
> Overkill- could use a Raspberry Pi or pocketchip but it's always there to
> pull up docs on, so good stuff...

I find myself greatly amused at the idea of a VAX 11/750 booting from a
"modern" computer whose sole purpose is to emulate a tape drive.

  Phil Stracchino
  Babylon Communications
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  phil at co.ordinate.org
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