VAX 780 on eBay
Nigel Johnson Ham
g4ajq1 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 3 13:46:46 CST 2022
Only F*tran, which we used for predicting race horse results on the
midnight shift. The enterprise app was written in ART418 assembler.
I'm having lots of fun with the ESDI drives, got one running RT11 on the
11/73, and one running NetBSD on the MicroVAX, but then tried the two I
got from Jeremy and it recognised them and wouldn't write to them. Then
the controller got a total internal failure and so now I only have one
Nigel Johnson, MSc., MIEEE, MCSE VE3ID/G4AJQ/VA3MCU
Amateur Radio, the origin of the open-source concept!
Skype: TILBURY2591nw.johnson at ieee.org
On 2022-01-03 14:41, Toby Thain wrote:
> On 2022-01-03 2:37 p.m., Nigel Johnson Ham via cctalk wrote:
>> Hit Compile?
>> In my first job, it was triggered by the EOJ card!
> You had a COMPILER?
> As far as I can see, these days the state of the art is to crash at
> runtime for as many different stupid reasons as possible.
> (get off my lawn!)
>> Nigel Johnson, MSc., MIEEE, MCSE VE3ID/G4AJQ/VA3MCU
>> Amateur Radio, the origin of the open-source concept!
>> Skype: TILBURY2591nw.johnson at ieee.org
>> On 2022-01-03 13:47, emanuel stiebler via cctalk wrote:
>>> On 2022-01-03 13:19, Ethan Dicks via cctalk wrote:
>>>> Compiling all the code for our product took the 11/750 6 hours to
>>>> compile and link plus an additional 2 hours for an 11/730 to link
>>>> under a different version of VMS. 8 hours total to rebuild totally
>>>> from source. Some things about the good old days weren't so good.
>>> Disagree here ;-)
>>> Before you hit compile, you switched your brain on, and thought for
>>> a while what you did.
>>> When I watch this kids in the office now pressing compile after each
>>> character they typed, ....
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