I finally got to see a LMI Lambda in real life...

systems_glitch systems.glitch at gmail.com
Wed Sep 19 08:30:26 CDT 2018

A worthy detour on the way to Midwest in the Conmega-bus! Good to meet you
as well as seeing these machines get another shot at life!


On Mon, Sep 17, 2018 at 1:20 AM Guy Sotomayor Jr via cctalk <
cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:

> I finally dug up the link to the CADR stuff (there’s probably some other
> useful links there as well).
> http://www.unlambda.com/index.php?n=Main.Symbolics <
> http://www.unlambda.com/index.php?n=Main.Symbolics>.
> The CADR emulator and all of the microcode and OS (disk) images are in the
> download
> directory.  Even if you don’t use the emulator, if you ever want to get
> the CADR running again
> you’ll need the microcode and OS images.
> TTFN - Guy
> > On Sep 14, 2018, at 3:10 PM, Guy Sotomayor Jr via cctalk <
> cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> >
> > Without the console doing much with the CADR is going to be tough.  Not
> having the disk isn’t too terrible as the basic contents (uCode and system
> code) are available.  There’s even an emulator for the CADR though I don’t
> have the link handy at the moment.  Ping me if you have trouble finding it.
> >
> > Good luck with the LMIs!
> >
> > I have several Symbolics machines (3620, 2 3640, 3650) that are more or
> less complete.  The 3620 works (at least the last time I powered it on it
> did…not enough time to “play”).  At least one of the 3640s has shown signs
> of life and the 3650  (which came back to me after a vacation of 10 years
> or so) needs some “love” but it’ll be worth it because in addition to the
> normal console it has the “good” color frame buffer!  The biggest issue for
> me is consoles.  I have 3 but one is in need of repair.
> >
> > TTFN - Guy
> >
> >> On Sep 14, 2018, at 12:55 PM, Daniel Seagraves via cctalk <
> cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> >>
> >> Two of them in fact, and a CADR - In my garage, no less!
> >>
> >> The Lambdas are in bad shape, and the CADR is in very bad shape and
> missing its console and disk. It’s going to take awhile to get them cleaned
> up and see how viable they are.
> >>
> >> On the plus side, I got a some spares and debugging equipment, and I
> have a working PDP-11 to debug the CADR with if it gets that far, so
> there’s a good chance I should be able to get at least one working.
> >>
> >> I’ll post more as things develop.
> >>
> >

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