Proof they're still in service...
scaron at umich.edu
Tue Nov 18 13:31:46 CST 2014
Way cool! Thanks for postings pics. Neat to know there are that many VAX
6000s still humming away in production somewhere. I guess if they are still
using an 11/780 to cut paychecks in HI...!
On Tue, Nov 18, 2014 at 2:24 PM, Earl Baugh <earl at baugh.org> wrote:
> The other day I was touring one of the HP support labs where they have a
> LARGE collection of HW that is used for reproducing customer problems.
> (I was there to see some of the new Generation 9 machines that are coming
> out...) ANYWAY, they pretty much have all of the HW that they have
> support contracts for... and that generate enough questions to reserve
> floor space for the HW.
> Guess what still has floor space? A DEC 7000 and Vax 6000. Not a
> PDP-7, but still enjoyed seeing them...and knowing that enough places are
> still using them to cause HP to reserve floor space for them in the
> lab...(proof, as always, is in the pictures :
> http://s1290.photobucket.com/user/theearlsquirrel/library/ )
> Earl the Squirrel
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