On Sat, Oct 15, 2016 at 4:53 PM, Mike Ross <tmfdm...@gmail.com> wrote:

> A plug-compatible Massbus disk/tape emulator would be a Good Thing;
> there are things like pdp-10s that rely exclusively on Massbus and
> rare finicky power-hungry beasts like RP06. I kinda heard that LCM
> were working on something like that but don't know how far they got.

When I left in 2014, LCM's Massbus disk emulator was working quite well
indeed, and was running in 'production' to keep down the hours on the RP06
drives.  ISTR the plan was always to open-source the hardware and firmware,
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