DG Eclipse available... (Second try)
medavidson at mac.com
Thu Mar 17 22:30:24 CST 2005
Yes, I saw it had at least one fixed disk installed... I believe Terry
told me, though, that the machine was wiped before they got it in the
warehouse. I'm just hoping I can find a copy of RDOS or AOS to install
On Mar 17, 2005, at 7:50 PM, Lyle Bickley wrote:
> I think you're in luck - when I checked the critter a month and a half
> ago it
> had a physically "big" Hard Disk installed. Keep us informed as to
> n Thursday 17 March 2005 16:50, Mark Davidson wrote:
>> On Feb 5, 2005, at 12:20 PM, Tom Uban wrote:
>>> Lyle sent me the pics and I've put them on my site here:
>>> Hopefully someone will rescue this machine...
>>> Disclaimer: Not mine, no connection, etc.
>>> At 11:30 PM 2/4/2005 -0800, Lyle Bickley wrote:
>>>> Second try without attached picture. Apparently the 100K JPEG
>>>> picture I
>>>> attached in my original email to the list was "too much" for the
>>>> to handle.
>>>> A very clean dual rack DG Eclipse MV/4000 is available in the SF Bay
>>>> [Removed - I've attached a picture] - and have several others with
>>>> detail which I'll be glad to email off-list to anyone interested.
>>>> I've inspected the the Eclipse and it looks complete - with all
>>>> cables, keys,
>>>> etc. My guess is that its weight is close to 1000lbs(?).
>>>> If you're interested in the critter, let me know and I'll email you
>>>> contact information.
>>>> I do not have any relationship to the vendor other than as a
>>>> customer. I just
>>>> don't like to see beasties like this dismantled for parts or sold
>>>> Lyle Bickley
>>>> Bickley Consulting West Inc.
>>>> "Black holes are where God is dividing by zero"
>> Just an FYI and an update...
>> I'm in the final arrangements to purchase this machine... all that is
>> left is to arrange the shipping. Fortunately, I'm local to the place
>> that has it, so I'm paying them to deliver it to my house (it's
>> reasonable enough that my renting a truck and moving it myself would
>> cost more).
>> For now, it's probably going in my garage, where I can inspect, clean
>> and test the parts. As each piece is tested, I'll move it into my
>> office (after I make room) and continue from there. I guess everyone
>> needs a restoration project to occupy their free time? :)
>> I don't know the status of the disks, so I'm not even sure if it has
>> OS on it... if anyone has any pointers to an Eclipse RDOS or AOS/VS
>> boot tape, I'd love to be put in touch with them!
>> Mark Davidson
>> medavidson at mac.com
> Lyle Bickley
> Bickley Consulting West Inc.
> "Black holes are where God is dividing by zero"
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