Subject: Re: Could somebody help me id hp9000/300 machine ?
To: Jarkko Torppa <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/15/1996 12:09:43
On Mon, 15 Jul 1996 21:29:18 +0300
Jarkko Torppa <email@example.com> wrote:
> My friend purchased hp9000/300 computer(?) for 20Fim($4), it's missing display
> and keyboard cable.
> It's cpu-card has RS-232,Video,Audio,HIL and HP-IB connectors and is marked
> 512a. Identifiable components are M68010,1mb of ram, two chips that are
> covered with heat sinks and some video ram. Chips manufacturing dates are
> between 85-86.
Looks like your friend is the proud owner of an hp310. Sadly enough,
NetBSD doesn't run on that box. I think you can run HP-UX 5.x and HP
BASIC. Maybe HP Pascal.
> I do know that this is the wrong place to ask this question, but I were unable
> to find anything with web-searches. And I realize that this machine might be
> unable to run anything modern, but one can allways hope.
The backplane is at least usable... you might be able to scavenge an
hp320 CPU board somewhere cheap....
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