PeeCee clones; was:PCW's 25 worst tech products
trixter at oldskool.org
Wed Jun 28 21:48:19 CDT 2006
Frank McConnell wrote:
> Chuck Guzis wrote:
>> Didn't Tandy offer a microchannel system at one time? IIRC, it also was a
>> great stinking failure.
> NCR did a few too (before AT&T bought them). I remember one that was
> a multiprocessor 80486 with multiple Micro Channel buses, running
> NCR's System V Release 4. Imagine a PC about the size of two
> household kitchen refrigerators stuck together, you'll have about the
> right idea.
Yes. Sadly, I still administrate these monsters in use at my company.
The best one is a Pentium 60, whose uname -a mentions "MCA" in the
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