[TUHS] What was your "Aha, Unix!" moment?

Jim Geist velocityboy at gmail.com
Tue Oct 15 09:44:41 AEST 2019

I can't remember, can the 750 run off of normal power or does it require

On Mon, Oct 14, 2019 at 6:56 PM Arthur Krewat <krewat at kilonet.net> wrote:

> There's a small intersection between Lasseter and NYIT where I currently
> work. A friend worked there during the CGL/NYIT days, and when they
> closed up, I dumpster dived a lot of stuff.
> Including the NFS 2.0 sources that Warren currently has in the TUHS
> archives ;)
> Towards the end, they were using BSD 4.3 on Vaxen - I even got my hands
> on a couple of 750's, which have been ruined over the years because of
> environmental problems with the storage location. I do still have a
> complete set of boards.
> I still have an RM05 pack, labeled /pix ... probably way past the
> ability to be read, I'm afraid, unless someone wants to sacrifice an
> RM05 drive to try.
> art k.
> On 10/14/2019 5:10 PM, Jim Geist wrote:
> > I mentioned earlier in this thread that my first exposure to Unix was
> > on our school's VAX many years ago. Today someone from school gifted
> > me an original copy of the VAX 4.2BSD Unix User's Manual, complete
> > with a B&W drawing of the daemon on the cover.
> >
> > I didn't know that John Lasseter of Pixar fame was responsible for
> > that logo.
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