Subject: Re: NetBSD/pdp10 ?
To: None <>
From: Julius Sridhar <>
List: port-vax
Date: 03/05/2002 12:58:37
On Tue, 5 Mar 2002, Rick Kelly wrote:

> >I don't think there will ever be a PDP-6 running UNIX, due to the rarity
> >of the system.
> I would say that finding a full-blown PDP 10 would be pretty hard to do
> these days. The Retrocomputing Museum of Rhode Island has one, but they
> plan to run tops 10 or 20 on it. They were lucky, in that it had a complete
> PM before it was put in storage. They plan to bring it up slowly to it's
> full configuration, as they expect the costs for electricity and HVAC to
> be quite high.

I'm working on getting a full-blown PDP-10 for myself.  I want to run it.

> The last big user in the US was probably compuserve.
> There is/was a company in California that builds systems using modern parts
> that runs PDP 10 software.

I've heard of them, but I forget what they're called.  I want a real
PDP-10, though.

Peace...  Sridhar