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On Thu, Dec 20, 2012 at 3:45 PM, Dave McGuire <mcguire%neurotica.com@localhost> 
> On 12/19/2012 01:23 PM, emanuel stiebler wrote:
>>>> did anybody continue to work on the x-windows issues?
>>>> Finally after years of absence, I got my VAXen back on my desk, and
>>>> would really like to work on them again.
>>>> Is there any documentation available for the LCG & LCSPX boards?
>>>    I'm not working on this, and I don't have the docs, but I wanted to
>>> add a voice of support anyway. :)  I've just unearthed quite a few
>>> VAXen, and was given a few more (thanks Bob!) and hope to be spinning up
>>> NetBSD on at least one soon.
>>>    It has been far too long!
>> Exactly !
>> For personal reasons, I stayed away for a while, but now I have a little
>> vacation, and going through my machines.
>> Got the 4000/90 up and running, installed NetBSD-6.0, and it is
>> currently chewing on the "CVS-Current"...
>> The 4000/vlc is close to be up and running (trying to get some SCSI
>> drives from the garage)
>> Some /105, /95 are waiting too.
>   Great!!
>> So, instead of running a heater here in the winter, a VAX is much more
>> fun ;-)
>   I'm right there with you.  It's getting cold here, and we still
> haven't turned the heater on.  We're keeping the place warm with my
> production network, augmented (!) with a big SGI Origin 2000, running
> seti@home. ;)
>   I had thought to fire up a VAX 7000, but I haven't come up with a good
> and at least marginally-useful way to put a constant heavy load on it.
>               -Dave
> --
> Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
> New Kensington, PA

Does that include Dave the cluster of furiously bored machines, one of
them with my name on it?

Gregg C Levine gregg.drwho8%gmail.com@localhost
"This signature fought the Time Wars, time and again."

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