[rescue] Living computer museum & labs

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Jul 2 21:32:15 CDT 2020

On 7/2/20 8:12 PM, Michael Thompson wrote:
> I have one of the KS10s from the RICM in my cellar. It will boot from the
> RP06 and I have packs for TOPS10 7.04 and TOPS20 4.1. I need to make an ITS
> pack for it. I haven't gotten the RM03 to work on it yet.
> http://www.ricomputermuseum.org/Home/equipment/dec-pdp-10-decsystem-2020-4224
> I also have a Massbus Disk/Tape Emulator kit, courtesy of the LCM & L. I
> need to assemble a Linux PC, install the PCIe FPGA board, connect the level
> translator box and see if it works. If it works I can configure a string of
> emulated disks and build the disk images using SIMH. The MDE can
> emulate disks or tapes. Since the TU45s are not so reliable, using the
> MDE as a tape to build real disk packs would make the task a little easier.

  I'm droolin', here.

> I retired today so should have some time for projects like this.

  HEY!!  Congrats, Mike!


Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA

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