[vcf-midatlantic] January workshop call to arms
djg at pdp8online.com
Sun Jan 19 10:05:36 EST 2020
I have done a little more investigation. To pass diagnostics the machine needs
Ethernet connected. Do you have a MAU/AUI to 10 base-t transceiver? I
can bring one.
There were three operating enviornments for it. Do you know what was installed
on it and usernames/passwords? Do you know what you want to run in the
museum? Keep it as last used if possible or did you desire something in
particular? I got copies for my emulator of Viewpoint, XDE 5.0, and the
Koto release of Interlisp-D for use in testing.
Are their more people who are planning to work on it? I've played slightly
with the DarkStar emulator to have some feel for it but have never
seen one in person.
On Mon, Jan 06, 2020 at 10:37:30PM -0500, Tony Bogan via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> All, VCF recently acquired two Xerox 8010 computers. We would like to assess and repair (if needed) these machines, and are hoping to have one on display in the very near future.
> We are looking for anyone with the expertise and experience needed to assess these machines. We are hoping to begin the process of restoring these machines at the upcoming January workshop on the 25th and 26th of this month.
> So if you???re out there (and I???m sure you are!) and you can attend the workshop, please let us know! While there will be lots going on at the workshop, this is something we are hoping to be able to work on in preparation for the museum remodeling (or as soon as is practical)
> Tony Bogan
> Sent from my iPhone
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