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    October 25th, 2020, 07:07 AM
    Yeah, I counted the spots around the CD as one. There were two options for a DS10, one was a cage that held two of the Compaq 3.5" hot swap SCSI...
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    October 24th, 2020, 12:06 PM
    When I replaced the Dallas chip on my DS10's with Glitch Work's RTC Replacement Module, I had to do a couple boot cycles to get the NVRAM cleared,...
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    October 24th, 2020, 09:28 AM
    If you can get a SCSI drive and card for the main storage you will probably be happier. The IDE design on the DS10 was fairly poor. It won't even...
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    October 19th, 2020, 08:04 AM
    reinhardtjh replied to a thread PDP-11/53 Console Problems in DEC
    Yes, I believe so. I'm getting the same problem connected to a real live VT420, the USB Serial and a DECserver 900TM. Plus each is using a...
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    October 18th, 2020, 09:05 PM
    reinhardtjh replied to a thread PDP-11/53 Console Problems in DEC
    I hope not! The two UARTS are soldered on and I'd hate to have to try to replace one. I've ordered parts to make a new 34-pin cable that goes...
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    October 18th, 2020, 06:47 PM
    I'm having problems communicating consistently with my PDP-11/53's console. As I recall it worked okay about 8 months ago but all I did was test...
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    October 17th, 2020, 07:16 AM
    reinhardtjh replied to a thread VAX Haul... in DEC
    Okay. I had forgotten that difference. My last contact with an LN03 type printer was back in 1993. I remembered it did postscript but not that it...
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    October 16th, 2020, 08:48 PM
    reinhardtjh replied to a thread VAX Haul... in DEC
    Also, if you ever need an index for a kit you don't have or just want to look up when a product was available, HP still has a master list. I don't...
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    October 16th, 2020, 08:34 PM
    I think there is a whole host of reasons why, but availability might be a big part. Physical VAXen and PDP are becoming limited, but people can also...
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    October 16th, 2020, 08:03 PM
    reinhardtjh replied to a thread VAX Haul... in DEC
    Given the dates, yes. You can mount the CD with the command "MOUNT /OVERRIDE=ID xxxx:" which tells the mount command to ignore the label and...
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About reinhardtjh
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A vintage DEC user since 1977. Interested in older PDP, VAX and Alpha systems.
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Fort Worth, TX
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Science, Science-Fiction, Model Railroading and Trains in general, Wargaming and, of course, Compute
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Oracle DBA

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