ACS Altos 3068
jules.richardson99 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 4 13:08:26 CST 2009
Phill Harvey-Smith wrote:
> Hi there,
> Am I the only person on the planet that still has one of these machines
Possibly :-) The name sounds familiar, but I'm not sure why - possibly the
museum was offered one (but likely turned it down as there sadly isn't
infinite space for every UNIX system ever made)
> The perticular example I have has 4M of ram and a 70M disk, and is
> running SysV unix. Acording to the documentation and the back of the
> machine, it has a SCSI-1 interface however I have never been able to get
> this working.
It's definitely single-ended SCSI and not differential? My NCR had an external
SCSI interface, but it was differential (even though the internal disks were
single-ended on a separate portion of the controller).
> I think I heard somewhere that the SCSI required a later version of the
What devices were you trying to use? e.g. I wonder if they added OS support
for SCSI streaming tape but not disk, or something like that...
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