VAX 8600 (was Re: the last MIT ITS dec-20 (AI.MIT.EDU) is up for sale)
ploopster at gmail.com
Thu Oct 19 10:48:29 CDT 2006
Dave McGuire wrote:
> On Oct 18, 2006, at 6:59 PM, Adrian Graham wrote:
>>>> I meant the 8600 that's in storage for us at Bletchley Park :)
>>>> Running state is currently unknown since the building it's in has
>>>> no power
>>>> and there's little chance of getting 3-phase anywhere on site! I've
>>>> audited the boxen and she seems to be complete and apparently
>>>> worked when
>>>> decommissioned a year or two ago....
>>> OMG...That is a beautiful system!!
>> It is, and thanks to the people that are storing it for us (it's not
>> actually at Bletchley) it's still free of pigeon crap and other airborne
>> nasties that affect paintwork :) I'll dig out the full pix of the
>> system but
>> beware that they're huge because I wanted to make sure all the components
>> were in place.....
> Please do; I'd love to see them!
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