| "Bob Eager" <> wrote
| > Andy Hall <> wrote:
| > > >heh. I think we're getting way off the topic of DC01's, but
| > > >i'm originally a VMS specialist (started on 11/750's through
| > > >6XXX's, 4XXX's and Alphas) now working on various Unix
| > > >variants myself.
| > A latecomer, eH? I started on a 780...before the 750 existed!
I remember sharing a Vax 11/780 with about 6MB of RAM with forty-odd other
students at university ... it was slow, even by the standards of the day.
Oh, the joys of word-processing on Vecce.
| Well, i've worked on all the early stuff TBH, the only thing i
| didn't touch was a PDP/11 or a MicroVAX 1. Had a MicroVAX 2 though !
I had a Dragon 32 :-(
But it was still faster than sharing a Vax 11/780 with about 6MB of RAM with
forty-odd other students :-)
I also remember a secondhand Honeywell 6080 at Aber that used to belong to
NASA and them just introducing a new thing called TSS - Time Sharing
Service - as though a stack of cards wasn't too good for students already.