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Re: Chown ???

On Thursday 09 April 2009, Jim wrote:
>Rick Stevens wrote:
>> Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
>>> On Thu, 2009-04-09 at 11:19 -0400, Jim wrote:
>>>> Rick Stevens wrote:
>>>>> Jim wrote:
>>>>>> Rick Stevens wrote:
>>>>>>> Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
>>>>>>>> On Wed, 2009-04-08 at 15:27 +0000, g wrote:
>>>>>>>>> Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
>>>>>>>>>> ttys
>>>>>>>>> 'b-'. you did not answer which model and usage of paper. :)
>>>>>>>> asr33, paper scroll :-)
>>>>>>> ASR33s also had the paper tape punch and reader.  KSR33s did
>>>>>>> not.  I had both hooked up to my Altair 8800 back in '77 via 110
>>>>>>> baud, 20mA current
>>>>>>> loop serial interfaces.
>>>>>>> Ah, memories!
>>>>>> ASR33 on  a Altair, that far back, You must be at least 100,
>>>>> Smart*ss!  Nah, I was in college (sophmore).
>>>>>> I started out on a RCA 1802 8 bit and I still have it.  I modified
>>>>>> it to
>>>>>> work on S100 bus so I could get more memory , 64k , man you were
>>>>>> top dog with that kind of memory.
>>>>> Only had 56K (seven 8KB RAM cards) and a nice 8K EPROM board (had
>>>>> 1702A
>>>>> PROMS on it) holding a monitor program.
>>>>> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
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>>>> I don't think anything has had a fast pace change like the Computer.
>>>> Then you had to really get into the nuts and bolts of a computer to
>>>> get one working.
>>>> I also still have a dual 8" floppy drive that was big back then.
>>>> I can remember when the 3 1/2, 1.4mb floppy first came boy did that
>>>> make a big difference.
>>> Dear me, all you youngsters prattling on about these new-fangled
>>> "microprocessors". The first system I managed was a PDP-11/45.
>> Got ya beat.  First managed a Univac (can't recall the model), moved to
>> an S/360, Burroughs Medium System 12, Xerox Sigma 7, DG Nova 2/10, DEC
>> PDP-8, PDP-11/45 and VAX 11/785, THEN got the Altairs and IMSAIs (and
>> Amigas and clones and lions and tigers and bears, oh my!).
>> And now, back to the real topic.  (What was it again? I forget...)
>> -- Rick
>I knew it , just give it time, and the BIG GUYS will  jump out of the
>Did you ever buy a Trash-80 ?

Careful now, those are fightin words in this camp.

>From another screen on this machine:
Welcome to minicom 2.3

Compiled on Aug 29 2008, 07:16:49.
Port /dev/ttyS0

               Press CTRL-A Z for help on special keys

 Directory of .  2009/04/09 16:50
BOOTTRACK       CMDS            DEFS            HDBDOS11.DSK    MAXTOR
MODULES         NEWBOOT         NITROS9         NOS96309        OLDCMDS
OLDDEFS         OLDSYS          PcDos.doc       PcDos.doc1      Pcdos.lzh
SYS             UTILS2          cc3go           UTILS2.tmp      dskini
dummy           gene            startyup        test.p          old-sysgo
utils2.merge-list               print-test.b09  sysgo           sysgo.asm
SRC             discscan4floppy dsave.out       startup         devel
p               ekodrvr
That is the root directory of a Color Computer 3, running nitros9-3.2.8 as the 
os.  The more things change, the more they stay the same, it is a 
multiuser/multitasking os running on an 8 bit Hitachi 63C09 cpu, at 1.79 
mhz/second.  It has a 1GB scsi hard drive, 2 megs of ram.  Lots more but I 
suppose I'd bore the list.  A true legacy computer, complete with a bluetooth 
serial port, although that was scraped from a wired connection.

Cheers, Gene
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