Subject: RE: Setting up a T1 and email
To: None <port-vax@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Gunnar Helliesen <>
List: port-vax
Date: 07/18/1998 00:58:40
Thomas C Sobczynski wrote:
> Well, if you define living in the era of the 8086 or 80286 as life
> worth living...  :)

Yes, those were the days. Where I worked we had a VAXcluster of one 8600
and two 11/785s as well as a CDC Cyber.

I actually used a 286 running DOS and something called Cylynx+ (French
software) to monitor the big iron. Called my beeper if one of them
didn't respond. So even a 286 could be useful.


Gunnar Helliesen   | Bergen IT Consult AS  | NetBSD/VAX on a uVAX II
Systems Consultant | Bergen, Norway        | '86 Jaguar Sovereign 4.2   | | '73 Mercedes 280 (240D)