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Thread: Altos 586 with Xenix 2.5a running :)

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    Default Altos 586 with Xenix 2.5a running :)

    Just thought it was cool this machine still works and so I thought I'd share it

    Its an Altos 586 running Xenix 2.5a

    I had some trouble getting on the system as it was set to tvi920 and well, I dont have that lying around but finally got there and changed tty2 to VT100 for later

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    Nice!
    Well done there.
    Torfinn

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    So now to start using the multi-user functionality of this machine.

    I have set tty2 to vt100, 9600 baud but I dont seem to be able to get any signs of live from tty2 ?
    I am using the same cable as tty1/console so it should work, my breakout box also shows the same lights so well hmm, lost :S

    Anyone any hints ? Do I need to enable tty2 somewhere perhaps ?
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    Logged in as root:

    enable /dev/tty2

    Something of that sort in the old Xenix days.

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    That command works but it was already enabled.

    But I found it
    The command you need to enter is "multiuser"

    Didnt thought of that myself but found this : http://chiclassiccomp.org/docs/conte...x_QuickRef.pdf

    Now I just need some more nullmodem cables/converters and then I connect it to my Moxa box and after that I need to think how I can savely make it accessable to some people on the internet :P
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