Telnet access to classic mainframe/timesharing systems
csquared3 at tx.rr.com
Sat Jul 4 09:45:14 CDT 2009
----- Original Message -----
From: "Johnny Billquist" <bqt at softjar.se>
To: <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
Sent: Thursday, July 02, 2009 3:26 AM
Subject: Re: Telnet access to classic mainframe/timesharing systems
> A little surprised that people don't seem to know this, since it's been
> online for about fifteen years now (and I have made public announcements
> now and then all the time)...
> Update, in Sweden, have a PDP-11/70, which runs RSX, and have guest
> access. The machine is Magica.Update.UU.SE.
> Because a budget limit, along with a problematic cooling system a few
> years ago, we've had to restrict how much we can have that machine
> running, so we migrated all accounts to an emulated PDP-11/74 instead,
> called Mim.Update.UU.SE.
> So, just telnet to Mim.Update.UU.SE, and login with guest/guest, and you
> can play with RSX.
> Oh, and yes, Magica is still around as well. It just takes a turn of the
> key to get it online.
> Johnny Billquist || "I'm on a bus
> || on a psychedelic trip
> email: bqt at softjar.se || Reading murder books
> pdp is alive! || tryin' to stay hip" - B. Idol
Thanks for that. I know nothing about RSX, but I stayed long enough to
achieve a new high score in Mad Bomber and execute a 1-line Basic program.
My email address is csquared3 at tx dot rr dot com
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