Supercomputers, fishing for information

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Tue Apr 4 00:05:50 CDT 2017

On 04/03/2017 08:31 PM, Chris Elmquist wrote:

> The OS for the ETA -10 was installed from QIC tape because you put it
> in through an Apollo DN3000 or similar service unit...  pretty sure
> that was THE way to get 'er done on that machine.

Hmmm, on the STAR (CYBER 200), it was loaded from the MCU drum.

But yeah, those stations were expensive, so I can understand using a
commodity workstation.   Did the Apollo ever have a 1/2" tape unit on it?


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