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Scott Stevens chenmel at earthlink.net
Sun Jan 1 17:37:28 CST 2006


On Sun, 01 Jan 2006 15:25:42 -0800
Steven Wilson <stevew at ka6s.com> wrote:

> Chuck Wrote:
> >I've got the full set of SCO Xenix System V disks for the Wyse PCs, but
> >I've installed it on other systems.  The documentation makes references
> to 
> >both the 286 and 386 versions of Xenix, however--and I don't know if
> this
> >was a "both in one set" package or some other deal.  Short of pulling
> out
> >an 286 AT and trying an installation, is there any way to tell?   The
> install diskettes were all 96 tpi 5.25", but I've since transferred them
> to
> >3.5" DS2D.  I should probably archive them to CD-ROM.
> 
> >Cheers,
> >Chuck
> 
> Chuck - I'm curious. There was an independent, i.e. not SCO, version of
> Unix that Wyse shipped in the late 80's/early 90's for their 7000/9000
> systems.  It IS labeled as SCO Xenix then?
> 
Xenix was a Microsoft product before it was handed off to SCO.  I
know there was an IBM OEM version of Xenix 286, in the same tan
slipcovers as other IBM OSes of the time for their PC Line.  Is
it possible there is a Wyse OEM version as well?  

> For that matter - does anyone have any info or actually OWN a Wyse 9000
> (an up to 8 processor tower machine with SCSI I/O based on the Sequent
> bus.)????
> 
> Steve Wilson
> 



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