Subject: Re: MV2000 - best NetBSD version to install?
To: Robert D. Keys <email@example.com>
From: emanuel stiebler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/04/1999 11:24:24
> From: Robert D. Keys <email@example.com>
> To: Anders Magnusson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Cc: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: MV2000 - best NetBSD version to install?
> Date: Monday, January 04, 1999 10:50 AM
> Following along on the ancient VAXen thread.....
> I had the fortune, (or curse?), to pick up a VAXstation 3500 today in
> surplus. The price was right ($11.00), if I can do anything with it.
> It is a tower about 3 foot tall, on castors, about 2 feet wide, and
> 1 foot deep, with a sliding plastic window that allows access to the
> tape drive (not the TK50, but one up from that [TK92?],
should be a TK70.
> Is this beastie amenable to one of the NetBSDs?
> And where can I find
> a TKxx boot tape of some sort for it, since I have nothing that will
> write one of those strange tapes on anything else?
check what's inside first ;-))
> p.s. Also, how is the beastie opened up? I understand there is a
> handle of some sort at the bottom inside of the sliding window,
> but it does not seem to unlatch or move anywhere.
If you can slide the brown slider completely down, you see a small handle.
after this, you can slide the complete front cover up, and see what's