[TUHS] Old mainframe I/O speed (was: core)

Noel Chiappa jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu
Fri Jun 22 23:11:29 AEST 2018

    > From: "Erik E. Fair"

    > ordered a VAX-8810 to replace two 11/780s on the promise from DEC that
    > all our UniBus and MASSbus peripherals would still work ... which we
    > knew (from others on the Internet who'd and tried reported their
    > experiences) to be a lie.

Just out of curiousity, why'd you all order something you knew wouldn't work?
So you could get a better deal out of DEC for whatever you ordered instead,
later, as they tried to make it up to you all for trying to sell you something


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