VAXen and minimal memory (was Re: The PDP11/04 has landed..)
glen.slick at gmail.com
Thu Feb 11 15:41:03 CST 2016
My memories from the early 1980s are of a room full of undergrads
working on rows of VT100s (maybe 50+ at least?) on a DECSYSTEM-2065
Things usually seemed to run pretty well on that system, until the
night before programming assignments were due.
Nothing quite like a room full of VT100s beeping in unison and
printing the dreaded "%DECSYSTEM-20 not running" message when things
hit the maximum load, followed by waiting for the system to restart
and hoping your work in progress was saved recently.
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