[vcf-midatlantic] Museum AT&T Unix machine

David Gesswein djg at pdp8online.com
Sat Aug 24 07:19:30 EDT 2019


On Fri, Aug 23, 2019 at 11:55:19PM -0400, Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> If anyone has the expertise to look at and repair the museum AT&T unix
> machine, it would be much appreciated. The symptoms seem to be that it is
> endlessly looking for a boot sector and not finding it (based on the
> symptoms and looking it up on a website). There is a green screen with
> characters slowly going across endlessly. Please contact Evan or myself if
> you have the ability and time.
> 

Is this the 3B1/7300? Have you tried booting the diag floppy? I will bring
one. Most likely the hard drive has died.

The drive is normally a Miniscribe 6085 MFM full height 70M drive.


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