Re: TU-58 in simh

2017-04-22 Thread allison via cctalk
On 04/21/2017 10:13 PM, Don North via cctalk wrote: > On 4/21/2017 6:55 PM, allison wrote: >> On 04/21/2017 09:34 PM, Don North via cctalk wrote: >>> On 4/21/2017 4:25 PM, Brian L. Stuart via cctalk wrote: I've seen suggestion that TU-58s are emulated in simh on PDP-11s. However, I'm

SWTPC Tape files

2017-04-22 Thread Brad via cctalk
Hi there, I was wondering if anyone knew of a repository that had SWTPC tape files archived (as .WAV, .TAP, etc). The 6800 system I am presently using is wired according to original SWTPC specs and does not have a DB25.. so I cannot simply switch cables from CT1024 to PC terminal like I could

SWTPC WAV or TAP files?

2017-04-22 Thread Brad H via cctalk
Hi there, I was wondering if anyone knew of a repository that had SWTPC tape files archived (as .WAV, .TAP, etc). The 6800 system I am presently using is wired according to original SWTPC specs and does not have a DB25.. so I cannot simply switch cables from CT1024 to PC terminal like I could

Re: Bitsavers size

2017-04-22 Thread Sam O'nella via cctalk
Lol that quote. I guess i can google it but was this from one of his books? "Never underestimate the bandwidth of a station wagon full of tapes hurtling down the highway."–Andrew Tanenbaum, 1981 Original message From: Fred Cisin via cctalk Date: 4/22/17

Re: Bitsavers size

2017-04-22 Thread Fred Cisin via cctalk
https://what-if.xkcd.com/31/ internet V Fedex Unfortunately, their 2040 number is based on an assumption that bandwidth will continue to increase, but that media capacity won't.

Re: Bitsavers size

2017-04-22 Thread Fred Cisin via cctalk
But wouldn't a nice tape be a much more appropriate distribution medium? On Sat, 22 Apr 2017, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote: For the record, I have no intention of creating these "more appropriate" distribution media for anyone. OK, we'll cancel the project of getting you a farm of

Re: Bitsavers size

2017-04-22 Thread Al Kossow via cctalk
On 4/22/17 8:22 AM, Joseph Zatarski via cctalk wrote: > But wouldn't a nice tape be a much more appropriate distribution > medium? For the record, I have no intention of creating these "more appropriate" distribution media for anyone.

Re: LambdaDelta 0.98.1 released!

2017-04-22 Thread Al Kossow via cctalk
yay! I also sent a note to richard that the RSS seems to have stopped updating mid-march On 4/22/17 9:21 AM, Daniel Seagraves via cctalk wrote: > Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages - I present to > you LambdaDelta, my decidedly average LMI Lambda emulator. > > See

LambdaDelta 0.98.1 released!

2017-04-22 Thread Daniel Seagraves via cctalk
Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages - I present to you LambdaDelta, my decidedly average LMI Lambda emulator. See https://github.com/dseagrav/ld for the source repository and release tarball. So far we have been able to run full-speed on a 2.3 GHz i7 and a 2.5 GHz i5, but

Bitsavers size

2017-04-22 Thread Joseph Zatarski via cctalk
>Just how big is the server? >As a wish list, I've always wanted that as a offline set of DVD's >for the common stuff. >Ben. But wouldn't a nice tape be a much more appropriate distribution medium? I've got an LTO-3 drive here, and that's 400GB/tape. It'd only take one tape to hold bitsavers. :)

Re: How to refurbish plotter pens?

2017-04-22 Thread David Gesswein via cctalk
On Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 07:37:43PM +0200, Philipp Hachtmann wrote: > I know the following configs: > > Outer shell (always same), narrow inlay, narrow top cap --> for the > pen you pictured, > > Outer shell, wide inlay, wide top cap --> For the Fisher pen > > Outer shell, some other inlay, ink

RE: TU-58 in simh

2017-04-22 Thread Bill Gunshannon via cctalk
From: cctalk [cctalk-boun...@classiccmp.org] on behalf of Don North via cctalk [cctalk@classiccmp.org] Sent: Friday, April 21, 2017 10:13 PM To: General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts Subject: Re: TU-58 in simh On 4/21/2017 6:55 PM, allison

Re: A treasure trove in Dallas

2017-04-22 Thread Mark Linimon via cctalk
currently in Houston, heading back to Austin on Sun or Mon, would need to hear about what they want within "soon", have F-150, need vague excuse to go to Little Rock, Arkansas (power5) mcl

Re: USA vintage computing trip

2017-04-22 Thread Alexandre Souza via cctalk
Thanks a lot Evan! But I don't believe this dream can be achieved this year. Maybe in the next :o) 2017-04-22 1:49 GMT-03:00 Evan Koblentz via cctalk : > Hi, > > I'm going to Kfest for the first time this year, cannot wait!!! > > Anyway: if you decide to visit here, then