VAX-11/750 registry (Was: Reviving a VAX-11/750)

Johnny Billquist bqt at
Tue Jul 7 18:35:53 CDT 2015

On 2015-07-08 01:25, Antonio Carlini wrote:
> On 07/07/15 23:06, Johnny Billquist wrote:
>> I honestly don't have a good idea of what defines a "large" VAX. Buses
>> feels unsuitable. Power connector maybe? :-)
> If the intention is to avoid a huge list then excluding MicroVAXes and
> VAXstations should produce a list of VAXen
> that you probably cannot easily simply carry home on the bus.
> That would unfortunately exclude the VAXstation 8000, which is pretty
> rare AFAIK. It would also exclude the VAXstation I,
> which I imagine is also relatively rare these days.
> I don't think you can easily come up with a simple set of criteria based
> on power connectors or buses or similar.
> Perhaps "too big to hug" is what you really want :-)


Or maybe we should start by asking what would the purpose of the list 
be. Once that has bee figured out, I'm sure we can come up with some 
criteria, or explicit list of models to include...


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