[rescue] AT&T 3B2 revival

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Tue May 2 16:07:23 CDT 2017

   I had offered, as well.


On 05/02/2017 03:50 PM, John Floren wrote:
> If Mr. Bill declines, I think Warren Toomey at The Unix Heritage
> Society (http://www.tuhs.org/) would probably be happy to host such a
> list.  We have recently set up a recreation of some historical UUCP
> nodes and I know at least a few people on the TUHS list are messing
> with Unix V8 now that it's been released, so I think 3B2 stuff would
> be welcome. (interesting note, the TUHS mailing lists are also
> mirrored to netnews and distributed through the UUCP network)
> john
> On Tue, May 2, 2017 at 1:45 PM, Jerry Kemp <sun.mail.list47 at oryx.us> wrote:
>> Hello Seth,
>> before I start, let me say thanks again for your 3b2 emulation efforts.  I
>> know myself and others are very excited about your emulation project.
>> Regarding the list, I was going thru some old email notes last night, and
>> saw where someone talked about how we could kick something off.
>> At least in my eyes, it seems like we might have a critical mass here, and I
>> suspect that probably the next step would be to request a separate mailing
>> list from our moderator, Mr. Bill Bradford.
>> I have CC'ed Mr. Bill in this note, and I suppose ultimately, we will either
>> have a new 3b2 home/mailing list, or we will need to find some other place
>> to host it.
>> Jerry
>> CC::Mr. Bill
>> On 05/ 2/17 02:32 PM, Seth Morabito wrote:
>>> On Tue, May 2, 2017, at 06:49 AM, Steve Hatle wrote:
>>>> I'm in. Don't have much in the way of docs, etc. but I have a 3B2/310
>>>> with a Blit and a 710(?) terminal to bounce things off of.
>>>> Steve
>>> Hi guys,
>>> Ooh yes, count me in too. I've been working on the 3B2/400 emulator for
>>> a couple of years now. It's at the point where it boots the UNIX SVR3
>>> install script, then dies due to timing issues. It's been frustrating to
>>> work on without much in the way of internals documentation, ESPECIALLY
>>> without any kind of timing diagrams for the system board, but such is
>>> life. I've been taking tons of readings off a real 3B2 with a logic
>>> analyzer to reverse engineer it.
>>> More input is always welcome!
>>> So who is taking the lead on setting up a group? If nobody has started
>>> yet, I'll do it.
>>> -Seth
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Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA

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