[rescue] Living computer museum & labs
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Thu Jul 2 17:19:36 CDT 2020
On Thu, Jul 2, 2020 at 2:39 PM John Francini <francini at mac.com> wrote:
> Hi Dave,
> Thanks for the invite - some day I might make it down there, seeing as I
> my teeth programming a PDP-8/e running TSS/8,
The last major project I completed at LCM+L before the pandemic was getting
TSS/8 running on the museum's PDP-8/e, off an RK05 instead of an
RF08/RS08. Since we're shut down I have my port running on my 8/m at home,
though right now since I'm unemployed and trying to save money it won't be
It's up now, though, if anyone wants to play around; ssh to
tss8 at yahozna.dyndns.org (password "tss8") and use PPN 1000, password PSWD
for the guest account. The TSS/8 guide for LCM still mostly applies:
> At the moment the only 36-bit system still running is the Toad-2, because
> that's a KL-10 in a 1U server box. I hope they reopen once the bloody
> has passed.
I hope so too.
> I will definitely make it down there some day!
> John Francini <francini at mac.com>
> b I have come to the conclusion that one useless man is called a disgrace;
> that two are called a law firm; and that three or more become a Congress.
> And by God I have had *this Congress!b b John Adams
> > On 2 Jul 2020, at 12:22 , Dave McGuire <mcguire at neurotica.com> wrote:
> > On 7/2/20 12:19 PM, John Francini wrote:
> >> Hopefully this will be only temporary. A year ago, there was something
> >> me to get my butt out to Seattle to see the museum (I'm in New
> >> I took a 'busman's holiday' and went out there for a week.
> >> It was absolutely wonderful to be around all that old DEC iron - and it
> >> all RUNNING too!
> > LSSM is a lot closer to New Hampshire than Seattle, and has a pretty
> > strong DEC slant. Lots and lots of running machines.
> > Not competing, just sayin'.
> > We're closed to tours due to COVID19, but we're not "closing".
> >> A vaccine can't come soon enough...
> > Agreed.
> > -Dvae
> > --
> > Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
> > New Kensington, PA
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