[vcf-midatlantic] Museum AT&T Unix machine

Jeffrey Brace jeffrey at vcfed.org
Sat Aug 24 20:21:52 EDT 2019


On Sat, Aug 24, 2019 at 7:20 AM David Gesswein via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> 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?


Yes.

Have you tried booting the diag floppy? I will bring
> one. Most likely the hard drive has died.


I do not know if we have that floppy.


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