VAX in action
useddec at gmail.com
Mon Oct 12 19:37:46 CDT 2015
If he needs any parts, let me know.
On Mon, Oct 12, 2015 at 2:55 PM, Jason Howe <jason at smbfc.net> wrote:
> I was just speaking with a guy who works in the physics department at work
> (A large State University) . He was looking for a 68pin SCSI card for some
> purpose, which I was able to find for him in my pile-o-stuff.
> It turns out he's trying to revive one of their VMS machines which didn't
> come back after a power outage a couple weeks ago. Then I learn that
> they're still using a VAX to run their freakin' particle accelerator, I
> asked if I could see that stuff in action. So, I'm going to go over for a
> tour sometime in the next couple weeks. :)
> He also mentioned that they're starting to transition off the old DEC
> hardware -- this is also my chance to be sure it doesn't just end up in the
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